startup script

Sylviane et Perry White spwhite at freesurf.ch
Mon Jul 7 16:20:32 UTC 2008


On Sunday 06 July 2008 20:07, Jim Douglas wrote:
> I installed a firewall and want to make sure it starts up in the right
> place on reboot.
>
> These are the instructions I am getting from the Firewall Builder site,
> they have nothing for Kubuntu...
>
>
>                   The universal method is to put generated script in
>                   /etc or /etc/firewall directory and add a line at
>                   the bottom of script
>                   /etc/rc.d/rc.local (Mandrake and
>                   RedHat) or /etc/init.d/boot.local
>                   (SuSE) like this:
>
>   /etc/firewall/firewall.fw

I don't know your version and if there is any change.
On my Feisty I don't have /etc/rc.d/ but only rc0.d, rc1.d, rc2.d... in /etc/
/etc/rc0.d/README says: 
> > The scripts in this directory are executed once when entering 
> > runlevel 0.
> > 
> > The scripts are all symbolic links whose targets are located in
> > /etc/init.d/ .
> > 
> > Generally it is not necessary to alter the scripts in this directory.
> > Their purpose is to stop all services and to make the system ready
> > for shutdown.
> > 
> > For a more information see /etc/init.d/README.
> > 


HTH		Perry

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