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Re: [LONG] RH refugee comments & questions

Antony Gelberg said:

> Sure enough, the symlink was in /etc/rc2.d.  However on a reboot, the
> service didn't start, and no amount of grepping through /var/log/messages
> seemed to help.

that is very odd, never had it happen to me though I've not really
used iptables much either :)

can you /etc/rc2.d/S20iptables start (or whatever the link is named) ?

> And another thing.  When I'm happy with my package selection etc, and I
> want to install a similar system on another box, is the best way to go
> through the normal base install, then do an rcp host:/ /?  It takes so
> long to fine-tune the package choice - don't fancy going through that
> again...

what I do:

dpkg --get-selections >/tmp/selections
(copy /tmp/selections to new system)
dpkg --set-selections </tmp/selections
apt-get dselect-upgrade
(wait for installation to finish)


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