How to add a service to admin-service

Tom H tomh0665 at
Thu Sep 10 18:34:16 UTC 2009

On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 2:53 PM, Pete Clapham <peteclapham at> wrote:
> I have added an application to my Ubuntu Server 9.04,
> and I would like to make it start when the machine
> starts up. The start script is in init.d; it's "on" in
> chkconfig, but it doesn't start unless I manually
> start it. It would appear that I need to add it to the
> admin-services list, but the man file for that app is
> pretty thin, and I don't know how to do it. Can
> anybody advise?

Were the SMyourservice and KNyourservice symlinks created in the rcX.d

Is yourservice set to start after services on which it depends?

More or less off topic: Does update-rc.d have an equivalent to
"chkconfig -l yourservice"?

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