Re: handling runlevels independently with update-rc.d
On Wed, Jun 02, 2004 at 01:16:08AM +0200, Sebastian Kügler wrote:
> I am in the course of writing a graphical runlevel editor, and I happen to
> have the following questions:
> 2) If I remove all symlinks in all runlevels (basically "update-rc.d -f
> proftpd remove"), create a startup link ("update-rc.d proftpd start 50
> 4 ."), creating a stop link fails with the following output:
> # update-rc.d proftpd stop 50 4 .
> System startup links for /etc/init.d/proftpd already exist.
Create the start/stop links at the same time. update-rc.d does not allow
changes if any links exists to allow the local admin to override
automatic package changes (see the manpage). For example, the default is
update-rc.d foobar start 20 2 3 4 5 . stop 20 0 1 6 .
> This seems a bit odd to me, I checked twice, the startup link command did
> not create any Knnproftpd links. So why's that?
> The default option of update-rc.d only lets me create links for runlevels
> 3,4 and 5, so this one's out since I want to use the respective runlevels
> independently from each other.
Chris Harris <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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