SysV init 3.08 released

Jesse Smith jessefrgsmith at
Thu Aug 17 23:18:30 BST 2023

Hello init lovers! There is a new release of SysV init now available.
The new version is 3.08 which imports patches from Gentoo and touches up
some documentation.

The big change in this release is the addition of the "halt -k" command,
which will trigger a kexec (kernel exec without full reboot).

Details and source code for the new version of SysV init can be found on


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