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Re: [MiNT] MiNT termination (corecting myself)

> > Now I'm Curious. 
> > I thought if init terminated, your shell, ash,csh or whatever would
> > not be able to function. Could you restart init from remote or even 
> > from the main console if this happened. And what would be the condition
> > of memory. Would all the processes you had running not still be in 
> > memory. Then when you reinstalled init, would it not try to reinstall
> > all the processes again that are specified in rc scripts.
> No, when init terminates, it gets control back to the point where it was
> started from. I.e. to the MiNT kernel. Then MiNT "continues", doing yet
> some small stuff, then calls Pterm().

Err, sorry, this is rubbish. I misread your mail. Of course, after init
terminates, nothing is functional anymore and the system shuts down. But
if it goes to TOS, and if you're in remote, the only thing you can do is
to call home by phone and tell people there to hit reset button.

Thus, if the system after init termination wouldn't go to TOS, but
rebooted instead, you being in remote may hope that all the MiNT
environment with network drivers and software will automatically come up
after a while.

Konrad M.Kokoszkiewicz
|mail: draco@mi.com.pl                  | Atari Falcon030/TT030/65XE |

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