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Re: AW: [suse-security] Loading firewall script on boot time
  • From: Andy Bennett <andy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2003 12:34:54 +0100
  • Message-id: <200307301234.54643.andy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Isn't this what the yast runlevel editor does for you??


On Wednesday 30 July 2003 11:14, Ulrich Roth wrote:
> Hi, Knut Erik,
> > Why is my fwscript not loaded at boot time? When i do these steps
> > manually, it will work.
> You should put your script into /etc/rc.d. Then you have to
> create a symbolic link in /etc/rc.d/rcX.d which points to your script.
> X is the number of your default runlevel. If you don't know your default
> runlevel, you can have a look at /etc/inittab. There it is defined.
> The name of the link should begin with S and a high number, e.g.
> S99, because it should be the last script to be executed.
> But take care if you install any additional packets afterwards.
> The system will compute the sequence of the startup scripts
> again, and your script will then start with S00. This is because
> some info in your script is missing which tells the system, namely
> the program insserv, which other scripts/services/daemons have
> to be started before. I haven't gone very deep into this subject yet.
> If the SuSE guys have additional info, I appreciate it.
> Bye
> Uli

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