F13 network and wpa_supplicant startup sequence

JD jd1008 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 20 17:14:02 UTC 2010

  On 07/20/2010 08:55 AM, lxnf98mm at comcast.net wrote:
> On Tue, 20 Jul 2010, Frank Elsner wrote:
>> On Tue, 20 Jul 2010 10:12:29 -0500 (CDT) lxnf98mm at comcast.net wrote:
>>> I added a wireless card to a machine that has no gui interface installed, so no NM
>>> I configured wpa_supplicant and wlan startup script
>>> What I do not get is when the machine boots wpa_supplicant starts after the network script
>> "after" is the problem. wpa_supplicant must start *before" network.
>> Change the sequence.
>> --Frank Elsner
> '/etc/init.d/wpa_supplicant' has requirement '# Required-Start: $local_fs messagebus'
> Should I also move these before network startup
> Who is responsible for deciding the sequence of these scripts
> Richard
The number after the uppercase S determines the sequence.
there is a script in /etc/rc :

for i in /etc/rc$runlevel.d/S* ; do

So, that will list the files in the normal collating sequence
and the number after the S will be the primary determinant
of which script is done first.

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