[erlang-questions] crazy thoughts: inittab and erl node

Jim Thompson <>
Mon May 7 20:39:06 CEST 2007


jm wrote:
> Has anyone attempted to start an erlang node from inittab? For example,
> something like
> 
>  n0:2345:/usr/sbin/erl -noshell
> 
> or for the more crazy out there doing embedded systems: Replacing
> /sbin/init with an erlang node? Now I've have no idea what the advantage
> or disadvantages of such a set up would be. It's just a random thought
> that occured to me and I was interested to know if anyone had tried it.

If you did this, how would you configure networking, perform filesystem 
checks, etc?




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