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Old 11-26-2008, 01:06 PM   #1
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Question Disable Startup scripts/files/ (Please Read)


Hello,
i want to know, how to disable or delete stratup files or scripts that start with the OS, because yesterday i removed my ati video drivers to install the opensource drivers, and when i removed every time i restart the OS, i got a message in terminal that says something like "Cannot find (some folders)/ati/ati.sh.... the os boot fine, but i didnt like the error, in this moment i dont know what to do, so i format and reinstall again all, i know this is not the best solution, but i got frustrated....
Im using Debian Lenny!


Thanks....
i know about a command called rccconf but i think this is to disable some services that boots with the os, but what if the erros is pointing to a file? where i can find and remove that program that tries to boot with the os?

thanks

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Old 11-26-2008, 01:24 PM   #2
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This is not really a service but more of a module. You will want to look through your modprobe file or modules file under /etc and disable or remove (I would just comment out just in case) the offending module causing the problems.
 
Old 11-26-2008, 01:55 PM   #3
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This is not really a service but more of a module. You will want to look through your modprobe file or modules file under /etc and disable or remove (I would just comment out just in case) the offending module causing the problems.

Ok, look the error points to (somefolder)/ati/ati.sh, but that path dont exist, then, how i remove this error msg? because the driver had already been deleted....???
thanks
 
Old 11-26-2008, 02:07 PM   #4
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How did you remove the old ati driver ?

aptitude remove <driver_packagename> ?

if so you probably should have used aptitude purge <driver_packagename>

The second option removes not only the package but all the configuration files and links to that package.

A better understanding of exactly what you did will help us help you..
 
Old 11-26-2008, 02:12 PM   #5
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How did you remove the old ati driver ?

aptitude remove <driver_packagename> ?

if so you probably should have used aptitude purge <driver_packagename>

The second option removes not only the package but all the configuration files and links to that package.

A better understanding of exactly what you did will help us help you..
well i didnt remove it myself, i use the script in this page
http://techpatterns.com/forums/about933.html

it removes any graphic driver installed, and then configure and install the ati/nvidia drivers automatically, it remove it my old drivers but left that msg everytime i boot....
 
Old 11-26-2008, 09:45 PM   #6
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Without knowing what driver was installed prior and how it was installed, and what that script does I don't think I'm going to be able to help much..
 
Old 11-27-2008, 04:24 AM   #7
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There is probably a reference to some file left behind.
Try doing a grep for the ati.sh file in /etc (and recursively search sub-dirs also).
If a match is found comment out the line and see if that helps!
 
Old 11-27-2008, 09:06 AM   #8
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There is probably a reference to some file left behind.
Try doing a grep for the ati.sh file in /etc (and recursively search sub-dirs also).
If a match is found comment out the line and see if that helps!
Thanks, im going to try this! and see if this helps!
thanks Roy
 
  


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