[Novalug] where to put commands to be executed at boot
sarah.elkins at gmail.com
Sun Apr 12 19:02:06 EDT 2009
> Date: Sun, 12 Apr 2009 16:02:27 -0400
> From: Nino Pereira <pereira at speakeasy.net>
> Subject: Re: [Novalug] where to put commands to be executed at boot
> To: Mackenzie Morgan <macoafi at gmail.com>
> Cc: novalug at calypso.tux.org
> Message-ID: <49E248D3.5020003 at speakeasy.net>
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>>> I have no idea, though, why the commands in the file
>>> /etc/network/interfaces differ from the ones that you
>>> use by hand. I thought that the various executables in
>>> /etc simply contain the same commands, albeit without
>>> the 'sudo', that you use yourself.
> undoubtedly calls up your line
>> Because it's a configuration file, not an init script.,
> but I can't interpret the comment. It's more in the way
> of a multiple-choice answer rather than an explanation
> (which I did get: thank you Aaron).
An init script is something that runs. A config file is something a
script might look at. Broadly speaking, config files define values.
Does that help?
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