[techtalk] Partial execution of /etc/rc.d/rc.M

Subba Rao subb3 at attglobal.net
Sat Jan 15 23:43:25 EST 2000

On  0, coder <coderman at mindspring.com> wrote:
> Subba Rao wrote:
> > 
> > During the system bootup, the init script /etc/rc.d/rc.M is partially executed.
> > The last 3rd of the file does not get executed. When I run those remaining commands
> > manually, they work fine. Why is that happening?
> Is there a specific command at the 2/3rd point that could eb causing
> this?

Nothing specific. It calls other init files for samba, gpm etc. The files in the begining
are of this type too.

> > 
> > Assuming there are some hidden characters in the rc.M file, I deleted the problem
> > portion of the file, and retyped them. That did not help either. If there are some
> > hidden characters in a text file, how do I find them out?
> > 
> I like ghex   ;)

I will try this tool.

Subba Rao
subb3 at attglobal.net

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