Partial update of bootscripts

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at
Wed Jul 20 05:46:16 PDT 2011

On Jul 20, 2011, at 3:12 AM, DJ Lucas <dj at> wrote:
> I didn't get a chance to install yet, but did a quick walk through, and 
> barring any simple errors, they look good, nice and clean too. More time 
> tomorrow hopefully. Suggestions: need to add LSB headers to all of the 
> scripts -- even though they are not LSB scripts (and LSB does not 
> require them to be), we still need to be able to track the dependencies 
> in order to use the LSB tools {install,remove}_initd if you still want 
> to go after LSB as a possible goal to be completed in BLFS. Boot logging 
> would be a major request by me as it's been requested several times in 
> the past. Every distro provides this now and it might be expected by 
> some users (especially nice to have on headless systems). Also, since 
> if{up,down} will be system tools, they need to have help text added at 
> very least on error...but wait to see what happens when/if the single 
> config is done.

Why are we not just using the LSB scripts? I thought we had some pretty good momentum going there.


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