Check in /etc/inittab to see if your default runlevel is indeed 3.
On Mon, 24 Jul 2000, R K wrote:
> I've been having some problems getting startup scripts to work.
> Particularly with MySQL (latest binary release). From what I know, you're
> supposed to put the script in /etc/init.d and make a sym-link to /etc/rcX.d
> right? In any case, I put the script in init.d and made a symlink
> (S99mysql.server -> ../init.d/mysql.server) in rc3.d, but nothing happens at
> startup. I remeber having this problem before and fixing it, but now I
> can't remember what I did. Running potato (not like it makes a difference,
> I was running slink the other time). Anyway, if I've missed some critical
> step, please let me know. =)
> Oh yeah.. the script and the symlink DO work directly from the command line.
> i.e. "/etc/init.d/mysql.server start" works. I've even tried echo testing
> the script, and have determined that it's not even being run at startup.
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