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I suspect that your script called by the link 'S123...' will execute early rather than late, because those links are probably sorted alphabetically, so 'S123' would be between 'S10' and 'S20'. If you want it to run later, use 'S90'.
But then again, if it works, why mess with it?
on Ubuntu, so probably Debian and other variants too
If you put your distro in your LQ profile, people will be able to help you better.
On many distro's you should base your script on a skeleton service script and use instserv to create the link. You may also have the chkconfig command which can be thought of as a front end to inserv when used to enable services at certain run levels. ( I don't know which distro you have ).
Also check if you have a /etc/sysconfig/network/ folder. There may be an ifcfg-wlan0 configuration file where you can set the values used by the device and let the system's startup script initalize the device and authenticate with the access point using wpa_supplicant.
The administrator's manual for your distro probably has the details on how this all works for your system.
I am running Fedora 5. I created ifcfg-wlan0 configuration file and that is when the card showed up in the Network Manager. I also did a number of things that other people suggested so that the card would start at boot. Unfortunately, at boot time it gives me the message that the link is not there and to check the cable. That is when I decided to run the script of the commands I use to bring up the link and get the ip address. Since it works this way I am inclned to go with the solution.