rc doesn't see my script on boot

Oliver Fromme olli at lurza.secnetix.de
Mon Nov 27 09:26:57 PST 2006

Gregory Edigarov wrote:
 > [...]
 > #PROVIDE l2tpd

Be sure to get the synatx right.  It must look like this:

# PROVIDE: l2tpd

The "PROVIDE" line is used to distinguish old-style scripts
from rcNG scripts.  Therefore it is important that you get
the syntax of that line right, or otherwise the script will
not be recognized correctly.

That's what happened in your case:  The "PROVIDE" line was
not recognized, so it was assumed to be an old-style script.
Those scripts are only executed if they are executable _and_
have a filename extension ".sh".  Your script doesn't have
that extension, so it was ignored.


That line needs also to be fixed (space, colon).

Best regards

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