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Selfish Heathen
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Zone of Pain
2004-11-07, 23:47

Originally Posted by alcimedes
Interesting read on rc

Some BSD rc(8) info

Free BSD info

read up and good luck. maybe someone else will know off hand.
I'm alread familiar with the rc command from some limited experience with Linux. Basically, rc starts items at boot time. It's like our StartupItems folder but on the *nix site of things.

It makes sense that update would start at boot time. I just wonder why it thinks it needs to keep flushing the filesystem cache (I assume that's what it's doing by the description) constantly even when the filesystem isn't in use.

I'll report back any of my own research findings...

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