UGC-NET | UGC NET CS 2017 Jan – III | Question 54

Which statement is not correct about “init” process in Unix?
(A) It is generally the parent of the login shell.
(B) It has PID 1.
(C) It is the first process in the system.
(D) Init forks and execs a ‘getty’ process at every port connected to a terminal.


Answer: (C)

Explanation: “init”(short for initialization) process in UNIX have:

  1. process id (PID) = 1
  2. It is generally the parent of the login shell.
  3. “init” forks and execs a ‘getty’ process at every port connected to a terminal.
  4. But it is not the first process in the system
  5. So, option (C) is correct.

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