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- Subject: [ale] rc.conf
- From: hne at hopnet.net (Keith Hopkins)
- Date: Thu, 07 Mar 2002 08:57:29 +0900
Stephen Turner wrote:
> the rc.conf file, is it just where to do my dhcp? or
> can i throw my alias's in there to? i suppose my real
> question is, is rc.conf a general auto executed script
> or is it for specific purpose?
Well, first off, rc.conf is specific to your distro, as I don't have one.
My distro has a unique /etc/rc.config, which is just setup info used by other scripts.
The main init script on most systems I believe is still only called "rc". In my case it is /etc/init.d/rc. You should be able to find a pointer to it in /etc/inittab. something like "l0:0:wait:/etc/init.d/rc 0".
So, my guess is that rc.conf is for a specific purpose.
Lost in Tokyo,
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