Booting Linux

Kaushal Shriyan kaushalshriyan at
Mon Jul 10 13:21:31 UTC 2006

On 7/10/06, Serge Bromow <serge at> wrote:
> Kaushal Shriyan wrote:
> Hi
> I have a query here  while booting linux we find on the screen someting like
> Starting sendmail
> .....................................[OK]
> Instead I want
> Starting sendmail
> .....................................[Success]
> so how do i do it and which file I need to edit
> Thanks and Regards
> Kaushal
> Look at the file, "/etc/init.d/functions".
> Find the "OK" string in the function 'echo_success()' and  change it to
> whatever you like. If you would like the word "Success" to appear only for
> "sendmail" then I suspect  you could include this function in the "sendmail"
> script located in "/etc/rc.d/init.d" after the include of the "functions"
> library.
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Hi Serge

Could see the functions file, If i replace OK with Success it works
for all the services, But I want a specific service viz Sendmail, so
how do i do it

Thanks and Regards


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