Package initscripts

Scripts to bring up network interfaces and legacy utilities

This package contains the script that activates and deactivates most
network interfaces, some utilities, and other legacy files.

General Commands (Section 1)
consoletype prints the type of console connected to standard input, and checks whether the console connected to standard input is the current foreground virtual...
genhostid generates a random hostid and stores it in /etc/hostid, if /etc/hostid does not already exist.
netreport tells the network management scripts to send a SIGIO signal to the process which called netreport when any network interface status changes occur.
usleep sleeps some number of microseconds. The default is 1.
System Administration (Section 8)
The ifup and ifdown commands may be used to configure (or, respec- tively, deconfigure) network interfaces based on interface definitions in the files...
service runs a System V init script in as predictable environment as possible, removing most environment variables and with current working directory set to /...
sushell executes the single-user shell. By default, this is /bin/bash This can be configured via the SUSHELL environment variable.
sys-unconfig provides a simple method of reconfiguring a system in a new environment. Upon executing sys-unconfig will poweroff your system, and run firstboot...
usernetctl checks to see if users are allowed to manipulate the network interface specified by interface-name, and then tries to bring the network interface up...