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Re: what is rc.local shutdown partner

At 2:48 PM +0100 8/1/07, Timothy Murphy wrote:
>Tim wrote:
>> On Tue, 2007-07-31 at 23:10 -0400, Mail List wrote:
>>> rc.local is executed after the init scripts on boot - what is the
>>> equivalent which would be executed before the scripts during the shutdown
>>> phase?
>> You probably want to look at:  /etc/rc.d/rc0.d/S00killall  It references
>> something else that *can* exist near the end.
>I'm interested in this,
>as one of my laptops goes completely black when I re-boot it
>(either by "shutdown -r now" or by clicking on the Log out icon).
>This doesn't do any harm, as it re-boots normally,
>and comes up with the usual BIOS screen.
>It's just puzzling.

Is this the intentional screen-blanking that can be overridden by moving
the mouse or pressing the "Any" key, and avoided by removing "quiet" (IIRC)
from the kernel boot line?

>To add to the puzzle, I have two identical laptops (ThinkPad T23's)
>and this only happens on one ...

Now you have something to check?
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