Bug 23497 - [PATCH] Move some rc.sysinit functionality into SysV style scripts
[PATCH] Move some rc.sysinit functionality into SysV style scripts
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 67681
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
1.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
David Lawrence
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Blocks: 14672
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Reported: 2001-01-06 21:10 EST by Andrew Bartlett
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:17 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-04-28 15:16:47 EDT
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Patch to move parts of rc.local into SysV subsystems (8.03 KB, patch)
2001-01-06 21:13 EST, Andrew Bartlett
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Description Andrew Bartlett 2001-01-06 21:10:55 EST
I think that rc.sysinit is too big, it does many things that could be done
early (or late) in the normal boot sequence.  It also does some things that
can lock a machine (loading sound modules) that would make recovering with
single user impossible.  Attached is a prelimarly patch that moves the
kernel /boot stuff into an early part of the SysV init, and the sound
drivers into a later part, also saving the sound driver settings at service
shutdown (rather than in rc.halt).  

The patch needs a cleanup, a sainity check (I don't have sound in my test
machine yet), and symlinks etc need to be added, but this gives you a
start.

This is similar to bug 14672 and I hope that both can find there way into a
future initscripts release.
Comment 1 Andrew Bartlett 2001-01-06 21:13:50 EST
Created attachment 7163 [details]
Patch to move parts of rc.local into SysV subsystems
Comment 2 Andrew Bartlett 2001-01-06 22:53:25 EST
Sorry, that patch is for rc.sysinit not rc.local
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2005-04-28 15:16:47 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 67681 ***

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