Man page of RUNLEVEL
Section: Linux System Administrator's Manual (8)
Updated: May 27, 1997
Return to Main Contents
runlevel -- find the previous and current system runlevel.
reads the system
to locate the runlevel record, and then
prints the previous and current system runlevel on its standard output,
separated by a single space. If there is no previous system
runlevel, the letter N will be printed instead.
file exists, or if no runlevel record can be found,
prints the word unknown and exits with an error.
can be used in rc scripts as a substitute for the System-V
who -r command.
However, in newer versions of init(8) this information
is also available in the environment variables RUNLEVEL and
The name of the utmp file to read.
Miquel van Smoorenburg, [email protected]
- SEE ALSO
This document was created by
using the manual pages.
Time: 04:17:50 GMT, September 24, 2010