[OpenIndiana-discuss] Customized startup commands?

LinuxBSDos.com finid at linuxbsdos.com
Sun Oct 9 16:04:52 UTC 2011

This is one of the reasons why we are trying to get a forum up and
running. Replies posted to these types of question would serve the project
better if they are done in a more publicly accessible place.

You might want to take a look at a demo site at

Fini D.

> I was referring to the manifest comment.  Yes, I know I can diddle things
> the way you described.  If we want to get people from the Linux and BSD
> communities onboard, OpenSolaris should be more amenable to things like
> this
> that almost any SysAdmin is going to do a some time or another.  I've
> literally lost track of the number of times I've wanted to do something,
> and
> the 'usual method' doesn't work, and I have to fire up google and see how
> OpenSolaris does it.  And before anyone asks why I am screwing with OS
> when
> I don't seem to like it very much, well, I need ZFS.  Linux doesn't have
> it
> (really) yet.  BSD does, but not quite as up to date...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ray Arachelian [mailto:ray at arachelian.com]
> Sent: Sunday, October 09, 2011 11:15 AM
> To: openindiana-discuss at openindiana.org
> Subject: Re: [OpenIndiana-discuss] Customized startup commands?
> Just do this:
> echo "#!/bin/sh" > /etc/rc3.d/S99devfsadm-C
> echo "devfsadm -C" >> /etc/rc3.d/S99devfsadm-C
> chmod 755 /etc/rc3.d/S99devfsadm-C
> And you're done.  It's not hard at all.
> Or if you insist on having an actual file named rc.local, do this:
> Put your rc.local in /etc/init.d then chmod 755 /etc/rc.local and then
> ln  /etc/init.d/rc.local /etc/rc3.d/S99rc.local and you're done.
> What's so hard about that?
> On 10/09/2011 10:45 AM, Dan Swartzendruber wrote:
>> Sure, but if you just have one simple command, it's really overkill to
> write
>> a manifest and such.  All I want is to do "devfsadm -C" to clean stale
>> devices.  Oh well...

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