Service not starting after boot

May 10, 2014 785 views
Hello all, I recently hired a VPS Server here to mess around with since I know little of this stuff. Now, I am trying to start a Dart script when the server boots, but it's not working for some reason. I created a service under /etc/init.d using a template I found online: ----------------------------------------------------- #!/bin/bash # /etc/init.d/dartserver ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: dartserver # Required-Start: $all # Required-Stop: $all # Default-Start: 2 3 4 5 # Default-Stop: 0 1 6 # Short-Description: Short script description # Description: Longer script description. ### END INIT INFO case "$1" in start) echo "Starting dartserver" dart /home/jash/development/dartServer/bin/dartserver.dart ;; stop) echo "Stopping dartserver" killall dart killall dartserver ;; *) echo "Usage: /etc/init.d/dartserver start|stop" exit 1 ;; esac exit 0 ----------------------------------------------------- The service works: I can start it with "service dartserver start" Then, when I run "update-rc.d -n dartserver defaults", this is the output: Can anyone see if I am doing something wrong? Thanks!!
1 Answer
Hi Peter!

The "-n" basically means you are doing a dryrun. It's showing you what it would do without doing anything. From "man update-rc.d":

-n Don't do anything, just show what we would do.

So just run:

update-rc.d dartserver defaults
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