On Tue, Jun 27, 2006 at 03:36:33PM -0700, Simon Matthews wrote:
> Can anyone suggest a good way to start a UML instance from the host's
> initscripts? The host is a RedHat EL3 machine.
> It seems that the UML won't start if it can't attach to a terminal, so
> unless I can stop this behaviour I don't immediately see how to start
> a UML from the initscripts.
It can be done, but it requires care.
What everyone does instead is start UML inside a detached screen:
screen -d -m -S $SCREEN_NAME $LINUX_CMD