Re: Two questions (startup stuff and monitor settings)

Subject: Re: Two questions (startup stuff and monitor settings)
From: Dan Burcaw (
Date: Mon Aug 23 1999 - 23:00:31 MDT

You can also use "ntsysv" :)

On Tue, 24 Aug 1999, Benjamin Karas wrote:

> On Tue, 24 Aug 1999, Evan Read wrote:
> > Hey all,
> >
> > Two questions.
> >
> > One: When I last installed YDL, I forgot to turn off the NFS stuff and now when
> > I start up, all the NFS related stuff fails. I actually want to switch it off
> > ant start up and was hoping there was a nice easy way to selectively stop stuff
> > loading at startup.
> I'll try to field your first question...
> When linux is booting, it runs a bunch of shell scripts contained within
> the /etc/rc.d/ directory. These scripts start or kill various services,
> which are usually indicated by the name of the script. Which folder of
> scripts (rc3.d or rc5.d) gets executed depends on which init level you start
> up in (see /etc/inittab). The scripts within each folder are executed in
> alphabetical order.
> Another thing to note is that each script is really a
> symlink to a master script in /etc/init.d/ This method allows you to
> rename and remove these scripts (from the /etc/rc.d/rc#.d/ directories)
> arbitrarily.
> Likely, one of these is labelled S##nfsfs. You will want to rename it to
> K##nfsfs. On the other hand, you can run ksysv as root, which allows you
> to do all the above graphically, which is what I recommend.
> -Ben Karas
> ps. I hope I didn't confuse anyone and I profusely appologize if I got a
> detail wrong.


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