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Re: Bug#2453: rc.local script is never executed

'Miquel van Smoorenburg wrote:'
>You (Michael Meskes) wrote:
>> Packages: base, sysvinit
>> Version: 0.93.6-13,2.58-2
>> The actual base package conatins a file rc.local that is not executed during
>> the boot process. I tried to start a discussion about this problem a while
>> ago, but no decision was made. In my opinion a rc.local has to be started at
>> boot time to make local adjustments, e.g. a call to hdparm or floppycontrol
>> or the like.
>Some of the files from /etc/init.d are in sysvinit, others are nowhere..
>should I move them into sysvinit or should we make a seperate package for
>it? I'd be willing to maintain it..

$ dpkg -S /etc/rc.local
base: /etc/rc.local
$ dpkg -l base
| Status=Not/Installed/Config-files/Unpacked/Failed-config/Half-installed
|/ Err?=(none)/Hold/Reinst-required/X=both-problems (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name         Version   Rev  Description
ri  base            0.93.6 13   Debian Base System Miscellaneous Files

I think it's a good idea for rc.local to move into sysvinit.

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