[CentOS] Xen, Amazon, and /proc/cmdline

nate centos at linuxpowered.net
Tue Jan 26 22:02:17 UTC 2010


Kurt Newman wrote:

> Is it /sbin/init?  I can't seem to find any reference of that in any man
> pages.  Essentially, I'm trying to short-circuit this boot process to
> execute a run level of my choosing, and not be forced to use 4.

it's probably the kernel itself calling the value defined in
/proc/cmdline

For example when I go to single user mode I often specify
init=/bin/bash on the command line, which I'd expect would take
/sbin/init completely out of the loop.

nate




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