[mythtv-users] Update notes for Jarod's guide 2

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Wed Dec 29 18:58:50 UTC 2004

On Wednesday 29 December 2004 06:04, Hugo van der Kooij wrote:
> Some updated notes on why /etc/rc.local is NOT the proper file!
> The file /etc/rc.local is used for SYSTEM startup. If one needs a new
> variable for all users one should use a file like /etc/profile and add:
> MYKERNEL=`uname -r`
> export MYKERNEL
> Hugo.
> PS: I suppose other solutions may be more upgrade resilient.

Yeah, this has been discussed a bit in the past, the recommendation is to 
create a file kver.sh in /etc/profile.d that includes nothing but the line:

export MYKERNEL=`uname -r`

Jarod C. Wilson, RHCE
jarod at wilsonet.com

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