> Directories for local initialization scripts
> * Stalled.
> * Proposed by Julio.
> * Add a directory /etc/init.d/local for locally installed init
> scripts, which can be handled by update-rc.d like the scripts in
> /etc/init.d. Also allow for ~/.rc.d directories.
> ( People seem puzzled about why this would be necessary at all. )
I think this is a good idea. I recently set up a Debian potato system
to be a web terminal, thus I had to run a startx on boot. However,
/etc/init.d/rmnologin is by default run at 99, which is bad if I want
to have stuff happen *after* all other initalization.
My solution was to create /etc/init.d/local:
update-rc.d -f rmnologin remove
update-rc.d rmnologin start 98 2 3 4 5 .
update-rc.d local start 99 2 3 4 5 .
I just plopped my startx script into /etc/rc.local.
Colin Walters <email@example.com>
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