Subject: Re: On the proposal to augment NetBSD startup (/etc/rc*/*/*...)
To: Luke Mewburn <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/05/1999 05:13:07
On Sun, 5 Dec 1999, Luke Mewburn wrote:
> > One thing the init.d method doesn't fix, however, is the problem of
> > options.  Or is there a /etc/config.d associated with these things?
> What doesn't rc.conf provide in this case? I.e, rc.conf provides this!

FYI I've looked at three different Linux systems today (SuSE, RedHat,
Debian), and they seem to store per-service config info in different

 - /etc/rc.config contains everything, for all services
 - /etc/config/service contains all the info for one service
 - /etc/init.d/service contains the config belonging to the service,
   in the same file.

Just a data point...

 - Hubert

NetBSD - Better for your uptime than Viagra