How to test dependency based sysv boot system in Debian

Marc Haber mh+initscripts-ng-devel at
Sat Sep 9 13:27:30 UTC 2006

On Sat, Sep 09, 2006 at 02:26:11PM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> If you answer yes to enable the dependency based boot system, insserv
> will look for dependency loops, and if it find noe, the system will be
> enabled.
> The symlinks in /etc/rc*.d/ will be reordered based on the available
> dependency information, and update-rc.d will be replaced to a version
> which inserts init.d script symlinks using the dependency information.

Is insserv compatible with file-rc, or does it mandate using the
rather clumsy link-based scheme?


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