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Old 09-12-2003, 11:08 PM   #1
sikandar
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What are rc*.d


There are different files in /etc/rc3.d like S99local, K* etc. What kind of files these are and what is the use of these files. I have to execute a script at boot time and found these files where I can do this but don't know exactly.
 
Old 09-12-2003, 11:15 PM   #2
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Re: What are rc*.d

[they have different functions, some for loading modules, some to initialize different runlevels and shutdown, some to load hotplug devices, and so on. you could probably put a command to a start up script in rc.local (if you have one, or look for a red hat equivalent).
 
Old 09-12-2003, 11:32 PM   #3
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Any link from where I can get detailed info about these files?
 
Old 09-13-2003, 07:16 AM   #4
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They're just Start or Kill symlinks to the actuall services in /etc/rc.d/init.d - each of the /etc/rc.d/rcX.d directories contains an appropriate set of symlinks for starting or killing services at that run-level..

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