[BangPypers] how the file rc.local and command update-rc.d are related

Gora Mohanty gora at srijan.in
Sat Feb 13 10:40:14 CET 2010

On Sat, 13 Feb 2010 14:02:22 +0530
"BR!j!TH" <brijithp at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> when I googled for methods to run scripts automatically at boot
> time, I found some where to use the command *update-rc.d*. Some
> others suggesting add an entry in *rc.local* file under /etc. I
> have tried the rc.local method with one of the script I written
> but its not working in proper way. This Issue I have already
> raised in this list....
> Can any one tell me the difference between the two method I
> mentioned above ?

There are slight differences, depending on which OS you are
using (I presume that it is a Linux distribution), so let us
know the output from "uname -a" and "cat /etc/issue".


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