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Re: A few observations about systemd

On Sun, Jul 24, 2011 at 10:52:13PM +0100, Simon McVittie wrote:
> On Sun, 24 Jul 2011 at 21:59:40 +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> > even init.d has a documented (and what's
> > more, actually *working*) implementation of not starting daemons at
> > boot. It's called 'remove the ******* symlink'.
> If you remove them, they'll be recreated by the next upgrade; the right
> way to disable an init script is to change the Snn links to K$((100 - nn)),
> or in recent sysv-rc, "update-rc.d foo disable".

Only if you remove them all, as aba already said.

Having said that, I do agree with you that it could benefit from either
better documentation, or a command for system admins to use which would
enable or disable initscripts. RedHat (and similars) have 'chkconfig'
which does this; porting it to Debian should not be too hard.

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the following formula:

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