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Re: Commanding rc.local not to run at boot..possible.?



thanks for mentioning that! you never know when it will save our asses.

On Apr 10, 2005 8:00 PM, Claude Jones <claude_jones levitjames com> wrote:
> Mark Sargent wrote:
> 
> > Hi All,
> >
> > have a script in rc.local that hangs the machine at boot(I was seeing
> > if the system here at home would do the same as my work PC, which it
> > did, unfortunately). How can I instruct the boot process not to
> > process rc.local. Is it possible from the command line to do this, and
> > could you tell me what the command would be.? Knoppix3.7 doesn't
> > recognize LVM, so I can't mount the partition and make a change to
> > rc.local and booting with telinit 3 still gets the hang. Cheers.
> >
> > Mark Sargent.
> >
> I just went through this, and reading through the posts, I'm surprised
> no one mentioned this:
> Right after the kernel is unpacked in the beginning of boot, you get a
> dialogue telling you to press 'I' for interactive mode. Do that, and
> each command in the bootup gives you a Y/N dialogue. rc.local should be
> the very last command, and it will say something like 'start local? Y|N'
> pressing N will bypass rc.local.
> 
> --
> Claude Jones
> Bluemont, VA, USA
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