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Re: address@hidden (Alfred M. Szmidt)] Re: Init question


From: he . ram
Subject: Re: address@hidden (Alfred M. Szmidt)] Re: Init question
Date: Sat, 27 Jul 2002 15:04:04 +0530

>-- Original Message --
>To: address@hidden
>Cc: "Jason Dagit" <address@hidden>, address@hidden
>Subject: Re: address@hidden (Alfred M. Szmidt)] Re: Init question
>From: address@hidden (Alfred M. Szmidt)
>Date: 26 Jul 2002 14:14:45 +0200
>
>
>address@hidden writes:
>> It goes something like this plz see this attachment ..
>
>You're boot sequence is wrong.  But if you correct it, how exactly
>does it differ from my explanation?
>
>>                              GNU/HURD BOOT SEQUENCE
>>                              ---------------------
>>
>>
>>        GRUB:   --------> oskit-mach
>>              |             |
>>              |             V
>>                 :------> modules:  ext2fs.static (with argument)
>>              |             |
>>              |             V
>>              '------> modules: (ld.so) + exec  (Calls init)
>>                            |
>>                            V
>>                       {start "oskit-mach" with rootdisk parameter}
>
>What does this mean?
>
>>        USER SPACE:{exec}
>>                  |
>>                  V
>>                {init} --> console-run --> (with -s option giving shell)
>
>This is just bogus, console-run gets executed _after_ auth and proc.
>Look at [hurd]/init/init.c.  And you are not passing an option to
>console-run.  Look at the code!
>
>--
>Alfred M. Szmidt

what you understand of that diagram is wrong !!
But after fineshing "exec->init->proc->auth" sequence, all translator will
start running, But to get the login prompt.

"init" will call console-run then the above sequence will continue .. for
more information plz read oskit-mach document.

Regards
Ramesh




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