Order of rc file execution
helge.preuss at gmx.net
Fri Dec 16 04:51:07 PST 2005
>> I use a GBDE-encrypted /var partition which i attach and mount during
>> boot in rc.local.
> why don't you use /etc/rc.d/gbde? (btw, which version of FBSD?).
Heh, because I didn't know about it! Thanks, this looks like the
How do I use this script? If I interpret the source correctly, I should
in /etc/rc.conf and enter my encrypted partition in the fstab?
Dummy question: Where should I look to find documentation about scripts
like this? I haven't found it mentioned in either the handbook or the
BTW, I use 5.4.
>> As an ugly workaround i copied the ld*.so.hints to the encrypted
>> /var/run, but obviously it is better to run /etc/rc.d/local before
>> /etc/rc.d/ldconfig. I understand I can achieve this by changing the line
>> # BEFORE: LOGIN
>> in local to
>> # BEFORE: ldconfig
>> and change the REQUIRE line too to avoid a circular dependency.
>> I'd just like to ask the list whether there is a way which does not
>> require changing system-supplied scripts. I'd prefer making my edits
>> in a centralized way (for instance, editing something like
>> /etc/rc.local) instead of something under rc.d.
> Option 1: seems to be use /etc/rc.d/gbde to mount your /var
> Option 2: seems to be create your script under /etc/rc.d with the
> desired BEFORE line.
> This doesn't change system supplied scripts, but when you do
> mergemaster then you will be asked if you want to delete this "stale"
> Cheers, Erik
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