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I don't mean to be rude, but is there any particular reason you want to do this by editing your init scripts? If you edit your /etc/fstab appropriately, you can have various partitions only mount when you specify (as with cds/dvds/zips/floppies/etc).
Didn't see the trees for the wood, eh? We've all been there at some point (some of use are still there - I've made myself a nice little cottage coz I'm there so frequently). Just outta curiosity, which part of the boot process were you looking at? I recently (last week) had to drastically kill my machine so I will be starting afresh. Since I haven't got time to fiddle with an LFS at the moment, I was going to look into boot-processes myself...
yea... i guess i gotta use more imagination for my thread headers. i usually spend 5 mins wondering what i should put and end up putting something really lousy. geez...
well, i was looking into ALL the scripts relating to the boot process for the first time in my linux adventures. initially it looked intimidating so i approached with some trepidation. but eventually some of it made sense. the best part is that it's really well commented, thanks to Patrick. hardly need to look elsewhere to know where things are enabled/disabled or what's going on. after staring for a while, it made sense. (of course, it also meant hitting my forehead after reading Thymox's apt reminder about fstab... )
of course, that doesn't mean i can understand all of the stuff i'm looking at. a lot of it still looks like garbled nonsense to me (i know it's not... i'm just not all that familiar with scripts at the moment... )