Sometimes, it is necessary to include services in the boot procedure that don't start automatically. If you want to do this, you should edit the /etc/init.d/boot.local script. In this script, you can include all the services you want to add to the boot procedure; that way, you can be sure they don't interfere with the services that are started from /etc/init.d/boot. Make sure that in this script, you include only those services that should be activated immediately after booting and before the first runlevel.
■ Note If there's a conflict between a setting in a boot script from /etc/init.d/boot.dand a setting you've created yourself in the boot.local script, your setting from boot.local will always win.This is because the system reads it last, so it is applied last as well.
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