[mythtv-users] [OT] rc.local not running

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Tue Dec 14 02:08:25 UTC 2004

On Monday 13 December 2004 17:21, Schwarz, Robert P wrote:
> The rc.local script runs (I added an "echo `date rc.local`
> >/home/mythtv/startup" along with the "export MYKERNEL=`uname -r`".  The
> file get run but you do not get the benefit.  You just cannot set an
> environemnt variable in rc.local!

This has already been established, and a better workaround suggested. Please 
look at the rest of the messages in this thread, particularly the one from 
Paul Hamm.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Phill Edwards
> Sent: Monday, December 13, 2004 7:09 PM
> To: mythtv-users at mythtv.org
> Subject: RE: [mythtv-users] [OT] rc.local not running
> >in Jarods Guide there is a line you add to RC.local to have $MYKERNEL
> >variable.  i have the following in rc.local but it does not survive
> >reboot.  Other things that happen too: there's and extra line to add so
> >
> >the newer 350s don't have a green screen or blue line on the right
> >side.  Those don't survive reboot also.
> >
> >export MYKERNEL=`uname -r`
> Just a thought - is your rc.local in /etc or is it under /etc/rc[1-6].d?
> If it's the latter perhaps you've modified the wrong one - maybe edited
> the file in rc3.d file instead of rc5.d?

Jarod C. Wilson, RHCE
jarod at wilsonet.com

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