Thanks for your reply Rolf. I will try your tips sometime next week - I only have access to this machine on Mondays and Tuesdays ;-) OI have seen the skeleton file before posting, but the truth is it looks quite daunting. I was hoping someone might already have a file for starting HAL but if not I guess I'll have to write it myself. Jan Dnia środa, 20 kwietnia 2016, Rolf Schmidt napisał: > Hi Jan > > > That being said, how do I make hald start during system boot? I have hald > > binary in /usr/sbin but I am missing startup scripts in /etc/init.d. > > During Good Old Times it was enough to create a script that run the > > required command and place that script in directory corresponding to a > > given runlevel (in case of Debian this would be /etc/rc5.d). But this > > does not seem to work. Does anyone have a script that starts up hald and > > could perhaps post it to the list? > > Search for the file "skeleton" in /etc/init.d. Copy this file perhaps to > "hald.sh" and edit it. If you have finished run "update-rc.d" to > aktivate the skript. Read also the README-File in /etc/init.d > > BTW: Runlevel 2 is the prefered runlevel in debian. > > Hope that helps > Rolf --- Politechnika Łódzka Lodz University of Technology Treść tej wiadomości zawiera informacje przeznaczone tylko dla adresata. Jeżeli nie jesteście Państwo jej adresatem, bądź otrzymaliście ją przez pomyłkę prosimy o powiadomienie o tym nadawcy oraz trwałe jej usunięcie. This email contains information intended solely for the use of the individual to whom it is addressed. If you are not the intended recipient or if you have received this message in error, please notify the sender and delete it from your system.