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Re: Where to run hdparm during boot?

On Mon, Aug 19, 2002 at 02:03:12PM -0400, David Z Maze wrote:
> Robert James Kaes <rjkaes@flarenet.com> writes:
> > On Mon, 19 Aug 2002, Matthias Daub wrote:
> >> (2) After several tests with stable results I decided to make this change 
> >> permanent. I think (I'm not sure though) I should put this command 
> >> somewhere in /etc/init.d/bootmisc.sh. Is this true and if so, where do I 
> >> put it?  In not, what file should it go in (and where)?
> >
> > I placed my hdparm script in the /etc/rc.boot directory.  I called the
> > script 0hdparm and chmod'd it to 755.  It now executes every time the
> > computer is booted.
> rc.boot is pretty deprecated at this point.  It's better to put your
> script in /etc/init.d (e.g. /etc/init.d/hdparm), and then put an
> appropriately named symlink in /etc/rcS.d
> ('ln -s ../init.d/hdparm /etc/rcS.d/S25hdparm').  See the Debian Policy
> Manual section 10.3, and /usr/share/doc/sysvinit/README.runlevels.gz.

The package hwtools has a init.d script that included a hdparm entry.
Just install hwtools and edit /etc/init.d/hwtools to your liking.

René Seindal (rene@seindal.dk)              http://www.seindal.dk/rene/

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