Custom service script does not execute on system shutdown
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Created new service scripts to execute at boot and shutdown. Added to system with 'checkcfg --add' with no errors.
Boot portion works but shutdown does not even execute at all.
Running the init.d script, and boot/shutdown scripts manually works fine. It's just that chkconfig does not.
A lock file is required for SysVInit scripts.
touch /var/lock/subsys/<service>to the start() function.
rm -f /var/lock/subsys/<service>to the stop() function.
- The SysVInit system makes the presumption that any daemon that requires a shutdown mechanism, beyond being terminated via a signal, maintains a lock file.
- This document from the Fedora project explains how to create custom SysVInit service scripts.
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux
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