[arch-general] systemd script at boot?

Myra Nelson myra.nelson at hughes.net
Sun Jul 29 13:36:38 EDT 2012

On Sun, Jul 29, 2012 at 6:10 AM, Tom Gundersen <teg at jklm.no> wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 29, 2012 at 7:06 AM, David Benfell
> <benfell at parts-unknown.org> wrote:
>> There *is* a service available that looks like it would execute rc.local.
>> According to the Arch wiki, there is an initscripts-systemd package
>> and and "/etc/rc.local and /etc/rc.local.shutdown can be run at
>> startup and shutdown by enabling rc-local.service and
>> rc-local-shutdown.service." The package is not recommended but it exists.
> FWIW, in the next initscripts release all the systemd compatibility
> stuff was merged and enabled by default. That is, DAEMONS, MODULES in
> rc.conf and rc.local and rc.local.shutdown, will "just work" as before
> if initscripts is installed and you use systemd.
> -t

Yes they do and, caveat at least for me on two machines, the
integration works great.

One more great big thanks. You saved me from being forced to learn
iproute2 to set up my network. At least for a little while.


Life's fun when your sick and psychotic!

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