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Re: shell script at boottime

Thanks for the insight. Itmt I found a very easy way to set some parameters
at boottime: I amended /etc/init.d/bootmisc.sh and put hdparm and aumix
entries at the bottom. Works fine.


At 02:51 PM 7/16/00 +0200, Sven Burgener wrote:
>On Sun, Jul 16, 2000 at 01:55:38PM +0200, Hans wrote:
>> As far as I understood:
>> Scripts run at boottime are located in /etc/init.d
>You can't say that. All scripts are in there.
>Things in /etc/rcS.d/ are run at boot time. (See /etc/rcS.d/README 
>for infos)
>What's also run at boot time are the things for the default run level.
>Check your /etc/inittab for that.
>> Links to these scripts are located in /etc/rc*.d (depending on the
>> These links begin with Sxx+scriptname and are processed according to there
>> number.
>> Am I right?
>> What I want to do: I have a small shell script (setting hdparm, aumix, etc)
>> called boot.sh which I want to run when my box boots. I thought of putting
>> it in /etc/init.d, then make the link /etc/rc2.d/S50boot.sh. Is this the
>> proper way to do this? Thanks for the input.
>One way of doing it. Note that this only gets run at boot time when the
>default run level is 2, which happens to be so right now, but might
>be changed later, so check /etc/rcS.d/README for a better way.
>I don't know the policy if there is any on this topic(?), but you can always 
>have an @reboot entry in root's crontabs.
>If in any doubt, see /usr/doc/sysvinit/README.runlevels.gz for more infos. 
>It's all documented.
>The program required me to install Windows 95 or better ...
>	... so I installed Linux.

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