adding more ttys

Gregory Nowak gnowak1 at
Thu Nov 29 16:43:39 EST 2001

Yes, when you use init, you'll get your
prompt back in some cases, whereas
using telinit gets you back your prompt in all cases as far as I can tell.

P.S. For example, if you're in init level 1, and you're logged in as root, and you just do
init 3, then your bash prompt will not come back.

On Thu, Nov 29, 2001 at 09:00:47AM -0600, Raul A. Gallegos wrote:
> Gregory Nowak said the following on Thu, Nov 29, 2001 at 08:55:26AM -0600:
> > As far as I can tell,
> > using init doesn't give you back your bash prompt once it is done,
> > while telinit does.
> > Greg
> When I changed my /etc/inittab file all I did was init q and I still
> had my bash prompts.
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