Why are seemingly unrelated start and stop scripts updated when 'chkconfig --add' is used?

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When adding new start and stop control scripts for a new custom service using chkconfig --add, sometimes seemingly random files in /etc/rcX.d are seen within ls output to have been updated. Why is this?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5
  • RHEL 6

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