openrc questions

matthias.geiger1024 at matthias.geiger1024 at
Fri Feb 10 16:56:03 GMT 2023

Hi Lorenzo, has the information you'll probably 
need. Once I'm finished closing some RC bugs I'll add this to wiki.d.o.



8. Feb. 2023, 18:02 von plorenzo at

> Hi,
> On Wed, 8 Feb 2023 13:05:04 +0000
> Ottavio Caruso <ottavio2006-usenet2012 at> wrote:
>> How do you do that? I investigated this a few years ago on Devuan and
>> I remember I was told that openrc has to piggyback on sysvinit.
> Not an openrc user, but I think it can run it's own init or run on top
> of sysvinit. The debian package ships a /sbin/openrc-init bin, I
> suggest to look at the manpage.
> If that seem a suitable init you can test it by providing an
> additional kernel command parameter init=/sbin/openrc-init
> (you need to press `e' in GRUB to temporary edit the kernel command line
>  if I recall correctly)
> Lorenzo

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