On Fri, Dec 13, 2013 at 5:04 PM, Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net> wrote: > > > Am 13.12.2013 23:00, schrieb Larry Martell: >> In the docs for chkconfig it says: >> More commonly, the service is off by default on all runlevels, which >> looks like this: >> >> # chkconfig: - 20 80 >> >> But services with a chkconfig entry like that are started at boot time >> (e.g. mysql, httpd). So when do they get started? > > when they are enabled with "chkconfig <service> on" > > look at /etc/rc0.d/ to /etc/rc6.d > chkconfig finally creates symlinks there But at what run levels is my question. Looking at mysqd, it has: # chkconfig: - 64 36 and I see a S64mysqld link in rc 2, 3, 4, and 5. Why in those 4 dirs? Will all scripts with - in the chkconfig entry be started at those 4 levels? How is putting - different from putting 2345?