Linux - init process (Sysv ?)

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1 - About

Init is the first daemon process that continues running until the system is shut down.

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3 - Management

3.1 - Is Init installed on my machine

Init is typically assigned process identifier 1.

pidof init>
1

3.2 - Promote an init level

The init command permits to promote an init level in order to run the correspondent init scripts.

[root prompt]# init 5.

4 - Documentation / Reference