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From: "m roth" <email@example.com>
To: "General Red Hat Linux discussion list" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, August 26, 2010 12:39:37 PM GMT -08:00 US/Canada Pacific
Subject: RE: rc script not running at boot time
Hugh E Cruickshank wrote:
> From: James D. Parra Sent: August 26, 2010 11:46
>> However, upon reboot the service does not start.
> I have encounter the same problem and here is what I have done:
> 1. Add the following lines to the top of you script file:
> # chkconfig: 235 99 01
> # description: what ever you want here
> 2. Run chkconfig to "add" the script:
> chkconfig --add /etc/rc.d/rc3.d/S50pgstartstop
> A Google search on chkconfig should supply you with the reasoning
> behind this (much more eloquently than I can).
> You might also want to add the following line to your script file:
> touch /var/lock/subsys/S50pgstartstop
> IIRC this was required in order to the shutdown to work correctly.
This is all very odd. chkconfig, IIUC, merely creates the symbolic links
in /etc/rc.d/rc.[0-6] to /etc/init.d/<scriptname>. If there's already one
in /etc/rc.d/rc3.d that begins with an S, it should have been found by the
Perhaps you could try chkconfig pgstartstop off, then on, and see if that
I assume that you've checked /var/log/messages for anything occuring
Thank you Mark and Hugh;
Ran 'chkconfig pgstartstop off' then 'on' and it now appears in chkconfig --list;
I'll let you know how the reboot goes.
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