cvs commit: src/etc/rc.d

Alexey Dokuchaev danfe at
Fri Oct 12 02:07:46 PDT 2007

On Thu, Oct 11, 2007 at 06:04:41AM +0000, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> In message <alpine.BSF.0.9999.0710101744420.8687 at qbhto.arg>, Doug Barton writes
> :
> >If you truly want to run something literally before everything else, we'd 
> >have to create something new, which perhaps is what you were getting at 
> >above. Before we add such a thing though, I'd like to get an idea of why 
> >it would be needed.
> I originally added /etc/rc.early to have a way to do things that
> needed to happen before fsck, such as arming watchdogs, tweaking
> drive parameters or get crypto key material necessary for filesystem
> access.
> None of these things seems necessary today.

So maybe nuke it so people won't accidentally use it again?


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