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Re: Command help?

On Fri, 2008-09-26 at 12:56 -0700, Rick Stevens wrote:
> Bradley wrote:
> > Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> >> On Thu, 2008-09-25 at 14:24 -0700, Rick Stevens wrote:
> >>   
> >>> Whoops!  In my previous comment on this, I neglected to mention you
> >>> really need to run /etc/rc.d/rc with the desired runlevel to force the
> >>> /etc/rc.d/rcX.d stuff to go.  In other words, if you do "telinit 3",
> >>> then you should also do "/etc/rc.d/rc 3" after it.
> >>>     
> >> I don't think this is right. AFAIK the change in run level causes the
> >> script to be run automatically. Note that on F9 the mechanism is
> >> different from on previous Fedoras as it now uses the new upstart
> >> system, but a quick look at /etc/event.d/rc3 shows an explicit call to
> >> "exec /etc/rc.d/rc 3". (The OP doesn't mention which version of Fedora
> >> he has but the new system is set up to emulate the old behaviour).
> >>
> >> poc
> > Well, for all who are interested, I am running FC8 (haven't had time to
> > do a full system backup to prepare for FC9) and I have checked all all
> > of the K** and S** files are where they are suppose to be but telinit
> > doesn't run them all for some reason.  I have chosen to use run level 4
> > for the backups and it has all of the K** files but only two S** files
> > (the way I want it) but when I run telinit 4, it only "kills" two or so
> > and leaves the others running.
> After your "telinit 4", have you tried "/etc/rc.d/rc 4"?
> AFAIK, telinit does NOT fire up the /etc/rc.d stuff by itself and that's
> how the K* and S* stuff get run.
As has been pointed out what you say is not true. Changes runlevel
should cause the correct rc* files to run. Check the man page of

There must bew something else that is wrong.

Are you running it from a virtual terminal as root?

If in doubt, mumble.
Aaron Konstam telephone: (210) 656-0355 e-mail: akonstam sbcglobal net

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