order of starting services at boot?
duanewinner at att.net
Tue Aug 10 18:23:44 PDT 2004
Dan Nelson wrote:
> In the last episode (Aug 10), Duane Winner said:
>>Can anybody explain to me how FreeBSD 5.2.1 controls the start order
>>of the scripts in /etc/rc.d ?
>>I've looked all over and am having trouble gleening what controls this.
> The rc manpage explains rc.d/ and the magic keywords used inside its
Ugh. I kept seeing that but kept thinking I was misunderstanding since
the lines began with '#' and couldn't get over thinking they were
comments only. Thanks.
>>For instance, if I would like to start ipfw before dhclient (right
>>now dhclient starts, then ipfw starts), how would I accomplish this?
> Add "ipfw" to dhclient's REQUIRE line. This change was made to
> -current, so when 5.3 ships it'll already do what you want :)
That's good news. So, I take it then I'm not some sort of freak for
wanting to do this? :)
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