booot scripts

T_B T_B at
Wed Dec 12 13:50:35 PST 2007

Instead of commenting them out, you might want to consider changing then to
"read -t 10 ENTER" or some other number that you like if 10 isn't
appropriate.  That way if you do have a console, you can see the message,
but if you don't then it will come up eventually.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <goodoldmarty at>
To: "hlfs-dev" <hlfs-dev at>
Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2007 4:32 PM
Subject: booot scripts

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> How cool is this on a headless server? The slightest error will hang
> init. Shouldn't this be different for HLFS?
> I comment out the "read ENTER". At least it boots and my watchdog will
> reboot it a couple times if important daemons are really broken.
> Don't we need out own startup scripts too?
> /etc/rc.d/init.d/functions
>         boot_mesg -n "If you're able to track this"
>         boot_mesg -n " error down to a bug in one of the files provided
>         boot_mesg -n " the LFS book, please be so kind to inform us at"
>         boot_mesg " lfs-dev at\n"
>         boot_mesg_flush
>         boot_mesg -n "Press Enter to continue..." ${INFO}
>         boot_mesg "" ${NORMAL}
>         read ENTER
> }
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