Where does chkconfig write its settings?

Timothy Murphy gayleard at eircom.net
Tue Feb 26 12:37:37 UTC 2008

Ed Greshko wrote:

>> I couldn't see where chkconfig saves its settings.
> That's because it doesn't....
>  From the man page....
>        chkconfig  provides  a  simple  command-line  tool  for 
>        maintaining
>   the /etc/rc[0-6].d directory hierarchy by relieving system
>   administrators
>   of the  task  of  directly manipulating the numerous symbolic links in
>   those
> directories.
> So, the "settings" are simply the links themselves....

Thanks, I should have thought of that.

Timothy Murphy  
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