[PLUG] Debian question, running pump on boot

D. Cooper Stevenson cooper at metasource.us
Sat Oct 6 06:57:11 PDT 2001


Add pump to your rc.local startup init script. This will start pump automatically when you start your system. Here is the link to the documentation for doing this:


If you need more specific information on this (i.e. Debian's default runlevel, how to make the script, etc), let me know.



On Mon, Sep 02, 2002 at 09:04:45AM -0700, Kenneth G. Stephens wrote:
> On Monday 02 September 2002 06:14 am, Vincent Damewood wrote:
> > Greetings all,
> >
> > I have recently installed debian on my system, and I
> > have a few problems. I belive I can handle most of
> > them, but I can't figure out one of them, due to the
> > fact that the docs are a total labrynth.
> >
> > I have a DSL connection using DHCP. I have pretty much
> > figured out how to set it up, except that I need to
> > run pump to get the thing started. I've been running
> > it manually until now, but I need it to run when I
> > boot my computer. Which script would I edit, and where
> > in the script would be the best place to put it?
> Vincent,
> I am only one dimensional in that I run exclusively Redhat distributions.
> In Redhat there is a command chkconfig:
> chkconfig --list
> will give you all the startup states.
> chkconfig --level 345 pump on  
> turns pump on for boot levels 3, 4 , and 5.  See /etc/inittab for explanation 
> of boot levels.
> Another dhcp client is dhcpcd.  There is another explanation at:
> www.scroung.org/dhcpcd.html.
> HTH, Good Luck
> -- 
> Ken Stephens
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