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Long session (cca. 85 sec) init in Windows 7 SP1 laptop

My Lenovo z50-75 laptop hangs cca. 85 sec in session init under win 7. I have managed to record etl file but I am not able to analyze it lacking the knowledge. I would really appreciate a helping ...
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How to preload libraries in init scripts

I want to have a certain daemon on my server use jemalloc for memory allocation. When running from the command line, I can just do: LD_PRELOAD=/usr/local/lib/libjemalloc.so my_command Is it ...
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CentOS 5.x - `inittab` failing on `rc.d` calls

I have several servers that run some python scripts at the end of the inittab. I have one server which is having issues and the scripts weren't running. With troubleshooting, I found that if I moved ...
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What should happen next on init scripts?

I've been using a Linux Mint 13 live system on my memory stick and I decided to put it on my hard drive. It already had several scripts to uninstall software and optimize it, scripts that I had to ...
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/sbin/init exists but couldn't execute it

I'm building Linux from scratch. Currently I have the kernel, glibc and sysvinit. I've compiled everything myself following these instructions. Though my version of glibc is 2.19. Also, I use grub ...
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Linux-HA doesn't launch custom resource (ejabberd)

I took the ejabberd (14.07) init script and modified it in order to be LSB compliant. I added it to the resource.d directory and I appended its name at the end of the haresources file. By looking at ...
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Is it bad practice to use an init.d service for a script that isn't a daemon

On e.g. Ubuntu, one may run service procps start to reload the files found in /etc/sysctl.d. However, procps isn't a daemon. It terminates when it's done. Is it bad practice to use an init.d ...
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Is there any difference between shutdown -h now and init 0, init 6 and shutdown -r now?

As I know by now, shutdown call init to change runlevel to stop the system running and shutdown will give some time for the system to do some other cleaning work. I am not sure whether I am right. ...
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Init 3 command with systemd

I am using Oracle Linux 7 for test purposes. I understand that the entire RHEL family (RHEL, CentOS, and OL) is using systemd now. As far as I know with systemd instead of init 3 I should use ...
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Linux base device not getting shutdown

I try to shutdown my embedded system running with Linux environment using shutdown -h now. But in place of shutdown it is rebooting my system again. So can anyone give me suggestion how to shutdown my ...
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Postgresql starup script for second instance?

I need to run my second postgresql instance when linux boots. I added this command (like in postgresql documentation) in rc.local: /usr/lib/postgresql/9.1/bin/pg_ctl start -l logfile -D ...
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init.d script - Permission denied

I'm trying to create a init.d script for my server which should start/stop the teamspeak server and some node.js apps using "pm2". Here's my script: #! /bin/sh ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: ...
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Where in CentOS does program start at boot if it's not in init.d?

I have installed a software (GitLab) on CentOS. It works well, but this GitLab starts at boot and I don't want that. So I took a look at /etc/init.d in order to disable it with chkconfig, but my ...
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During Linux boot, where does “init” execute from?

I am new to Linux, and trying to get a definitive understanding of the Linux boot processs, before attending a Linux Server Admin class starting in June. Setting up the Question: During Linux boot, ...
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What causes import command to fail as running through a service

Our System V service runs a daemon that runs the import command. Running our service by sudo service myservice start seems to start the service but when it comes to take a screenshot, import does not ...
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How to investigate runlevel initialization?

I'm investigating why a service (solr) is not started upon server booting (in this case a vagrant box, running ubuntu 12.04). The script is running if i run /etc/init.d/solr start I run sudo ...
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Where do I find init script/file in source code?

Below is the log messages of booting linux on ARM Cortex A9 processor: U-BOOT for Xilinx-ZC702-14.7 SF: Detected N25Q128A with page size 64 KiB, total 16 MiB SF: 3571500 bytes @ 0x520000 Read: OK ...
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linux startup script not executing script in user's home directory

I want a script on my raspberry pi to run when the system boots. That's why I've created a script inside /etc/init.d that is linked in /etc/rc2.d This is the script inside init.d: #! /bin/sh ### ...
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Why will dmesg have message from user space?

you can use dmesg -u to see log from userspace. In my case, I have log from systemd and lvm. Why is this happening, why userspace program can print to kernel buffer ring?
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Issues with init script services - Ubuntu 12.10

During boot, I get a series of messages like modem-manager: ... modem-manager: ... . . . I tried disabling this feature with sudo update-rc.d -f remove modem-manager remove EDIT: The output I ...
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Automatically mounting an encrypted USB disk at boot

I've followed these steps to set up an encrypted USB hard disk on Lubuntu 13.10, and these to unlock it with a keyfile instead of a passphrase. I now have a disk ...
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How can I run a command after boot?

I would like to run the simple shell command echo 1 > /proc/sys/kernel/sysrq at each boot, to enable the sysrq keys. When in boot should this be done, and where should I put a script to do it?
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Creating a Git repro on my website

I'm not clear on which folder I should CD into to create my Git init? My Linux server folder structure is home/account/public_html Should I be in my public_html folder when I do the init? Thanks... ...
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How to debug old initd script under systemd?

I have an older initd script to start my application. It worked fine under older versions of SuSE, but fails on Open SuSE 12.3. The strange thing is cd /etc/init.d ; ./script start works fine. ...
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Automatic script launch after booting on Debian

I try to launch some scripts at boot time on my Raspberry Pi (running Raspbian Wheezy). I have created the file /etc/init.d/datalogger-serveur : #! /bin/sh ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: ...
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Does Linux Mint use upstart or update-rc.d to manage inti scripts?

In Linux Mint 15 the /etc/init.d/README is copied from Debian and says to use update-rc.d to manage scripts. However, all the script comment headers reference Upstart throughout. Does it make a ...
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Making sysvinit load EVERYTHING in parallel - why does this even work?

I edited /etc/init.d/rc on my Debian machine and changed startup boot to startup boot &. Boot time decreases ridiculously, and no race conditions happen at all. Way faster than even Systemd (which ...
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Files in /etc/init - are all files executed or just the ones with conf extension?

I have some files in /etc/init that I am still testing. As far as I know all files in this directory are executed on boot. My question is: does it apply to every *.conf file or to all of the files in ...
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At what point are cgroups initialized for systemd?

So to cut a long story short, I am trying to get systemd working with an Arch install, but without running systemd from init. This means I am booting into a system that is not running systemd, then ...
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/etc/init.d/lvm2 script not executed during startup

On startup, I want the /etc/init.d/lvm2 script shipped with Debian squeeze to be executed. I ran update-rc.d lvm2 enable and checked that the symlinks are created in the /etc/rcX.d folders: # find ...
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LVM volume activation before fstab mounts

I am trying to mount LVM volumes during startup of my Debian Squeeze system. Since for some reason, the LVM volumes / groups are inactive by default, they need to be activated before any mounting can ...
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Minimize boot time on headless ubuntu

I am trying to remove as much processes as possible to minimize the boot time on a beaglebone running ubuntu minimal. So i want to remove udev-fallback-graphics and all plymouth processes. I tried ...
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How to disable CTRL-C during init process?

I have set up a kiosk system with Linux Debian Wheezy. After booting a user gets logged in automatically, executing startx through /etc/inittab. Problem is that people could shutdown the machine or ...
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How to execute a command under Linux after booting without a TTY session?

I'm creating a kiosk PC at the moment and I'm wondering if this is possible: When the PC is started and Linux Debian boots and I wonder if it's possible to start the command startx respectively xinit ...
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init.d script for OpenOffice / LibreOffice headless does not stop process

I am using Ubuntu and found this init.d script for LibreOffice headless. Problem is that it does not seem to be stopping the process when asked to "stop". Any help greatly appreciated. Two other ...
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How do I prevent Apache service from auto-starting on Linux?

My problem is that I don't want to stop the apache daemon with the command ./apache2 stop from /etc/init.d (I know to do this). I don't want the apache service start automatically in /etc/init.d on ...
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What is the `/etc/hostname` used/required for?

I found in the /etc/hostname my IP-address, than I deleted it and each time I use sudo - I get a message and a system email sudo: unable to resolve host (none) or if in the /etc/hostname is saved ...
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Getting directory of file

I have found an error in monit init script that I want to fix on my own for now. The faulty code is PID_DIR=$(/bin/basename "$MONIT_PID_FILE") /bin/mkdir -p -m0700 "$PID_DIR" The developer wants to ...
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Unable to change IP address for eth0 without restart in Ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 12.04.1 installed. I tried to change the IP address of the interface eth0 in /etc/network/interfaces from 192.168.1.3 to 192.168.1.4 auto lo iface lo inet loopback pre-up ...
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Understanding init script faults with sysctl

I made my own init script for starting a Mono web application within mod-mono-server2 container (I didn't use AutoHosting, I'm aware of it). When I had openSUSE 11.4 with init I was able to read on ...
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When does crontab starts?

I'm having lots of problems with my Ubuntu 10.04 in AWS and init scripts. I have my rc.local with some mounts, mkdirs & more but they don't do everything as expected, just a few of them and not ...
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using screen with start-stop-daemon, sysv

I'm trying to run a program with an ncurse interface as a daemon using screen. I want to use start-stop-daemon to manage the process, but I'm having trouble creating a SysV init script. Variables: ...
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how do i run a script 5mn after startup?

I have severals RoR websites running on my webserver and I need to run a ruby script at startup. So, I puted a bash script in /etc/init.d witch call a ruby process. Unfortunatly that ruby process ...
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Making upstart job redirect output as unprivileged user

I am currently making an upstart job run as an unprivileged user like so: start on started mongodb stop on runlevel [06] respawn respawn limit 10 100 env NODE_ENV=production pre-start script ...
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How do I debug an upstart job?

I have the following job in /etc/init/collector: start on runlevel [2345] stop on runlevel [!2345] expect daemon exec /usr/bin/twistd -y /path/to/my/tac/file When I start the job with sudo ...
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How can grub pass any custom variable into system enviroment?

I want to identify which menu entry has been lauched in rc scripts. So is it possible to pass any variable into my system via kernel argument?
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How to start init, but not startup scripts?

I specified rdinit=/bin/sh and manually booted the system (in chroot) from command line, complete with mounted filesystems, network services and X desktop. The init is still busybox's /bin/sh. The ...
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Controlling Upstart job as unprivileged user

What's the best way to allow an unprivileged user to control an upstart job? By controlling an upstart job I mean starting/stopping/reloading/restarting it: start myservice I can imagine one way ...
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How to fork two process in inittab without waiting one to finish?

I know how to fork to process. That is not a problem. But my issue is a little different. Example inittab line: ::respawn:-/usr/bin/python /path/to/script.py && /bin/sh -l -c 'chown ...
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LANG=C is in a number of the /etc/init.d/* scripts. What does LANG=C do and why do you need to set LANG=C.

Its not clear what it does or what it contains. I tried greping the out put of set and env to see what C or LANG are set to in other places on the systems. Nothing was clear about how it is used or ...