Subject: Re: /etc/default
To: Zdenek Salvet <>
From: Simon J. Gerraty <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/27/1995 17:50:38
> yesterday). If one of rc.d/* scripts hangs during shutdown, you are lost.

There is no reason you cannot put the following in a K*.sh script so
that rcN will source it...

(sleep ${MAX_RUNTIME-300}; kill -14 $pid > /dev/null 2>&1) &

to limit total runtime of the rcN script.  I use this in 

If you want a differnt MAX_RUNTIME just edit or whatever
that will be sourced before K05.