init - a UNIX process no 1


   init [ 0 | 6 ]


   runit-init  is  the  first process the kernel starts.  If runit-init is
   started as process no 1, it runs and replaces itself with runit(8).

   If runit-init is started while the system is  up,  it  must  be  either
   called as init 0 or init 6:

   init 0 tells the Unix process no 1 to shutdown and halt the system.  To
          signal runit(8) the system halt request, runit-init removes  all
          permissions  of  the  file /run/runit.reboot (chmod 0), and sets
          the execute by owner permission of  the  file  /run/runit.stopit
          (chmod 100).  Then a CONT signal is sent to runit(8).

   init 6 tells  the  Unix process no 1 to shutdown and reboot the system.
          To signal runit(8) the system reboot  request,  runit-init  sets
          the  execute  by owner permission of the files /run/runit.reboot
          and /run/runit.stopit (chmod 100). Then a CONT signal is sent to


   runit-init returns 111 on error, 0 in all other cases.


   runit(8),   runsvdir(8),   runsvchdir(8),  sv(8),  runsv(8),  chpst(8),
   utmpset(8), svlogd(8)


   Gerrit Pape <>



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