Ubuntu Server & VMware

Rich Rudnick rich at aphroneo.net
Wed Feb 13 22:24:19 UTC 2008

Vincent Trouilliez wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Feb 2008 22:58:25 +0100
> Vincent Trouilliez <vincent.trouilliez at modulonet.fr> wrote:
>> Someone will no doubt come up with the name of that convenient program,
>> hopefully.
> Okay, I just found it eventually !
> The program is called "sysv-rc-conf" and is in the package (in Universe
> repo, not Main) of the same name.
> However, I just come to think that Ubuntu now uses "Upstart", which I
> believe replaces Sysv, so I am not sure if using old sysv tools is
> still a safe/reliable thing to do. Hopefully someone who knows what he
> is talking about, will shed some light ;-)

The links in /etc/rc*.d are still used to control services, and that's
not going to change soon. Upstart looks in /etc/event.d for startup
instructions, you can see for yourself just what it's doing in this
iteration of upstart.

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