Solved

linux firstboot

Posted on 2010-11-29
7
954 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-08
What exactly firstboot does on linux?  Thank in advance
0
Comment
Question by:mokkan
  • 4
  • 2
7 Comments
 
LVL 12

Accepted Solution

by:
Craig Bowman earned 125 total points
ID: 34229954
Firstboot lets you configure users, install extra packages if you want, test the soundcard etc. You can do the same things in the command line or using other graphical tools.
0
 
LVL 68

Expert Comment

by:woolmilkporc
ID: 34229966
firstboot, as its name suggests, runs on the first boot of a Fedora or Red Hat Enterprise Linux system.

It is used to configure things that are not configurable during the installation process using the installer.

There is also a "reconfig" mode.

wmp
0
 

Author Comment

by:mokkan
ID: 34230663
Thank you I will try and let you know
0
NFR key for Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365

Veeam is happy to provide a free NFR license (for 1 year, up to 10 users). This license allows for the non‑production use of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 in your home lab without any feature limitations.

 

Author Comment

by:mokkan
ID: 34230943
Firstboot cannot run exiting

when I run firstboot command I am getting the above error message. Do you  know what is causing the problem
0
 
LVL 68

Assisted Solution

by:woolmilkporc
woolmilkporc earned 125 total points
ID: 34231053
That's because it's not really the first boot of that machine.

Issue chkconfig --level 35 firstboot on
Remove /etc/sysconfig/firstboot
and reboot.





0
 

Author Comment

by:mokkan
ID: 34231114
Is it only works firstboot? If I want to run I always need to remove. Thanks I. Advance
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:mokkan
ID: 34251230
thank you for the info
0

Featured Post

What is SQL Server and how does it work?

The purpose of this paper is to provide you background on SQL Server. It’s your self-study guide for learning fundamentals. It includes both the history of SQL and its technical basics. Concepts and definitions will form the solid foundation of your future DBA expertise.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

The purpose of this article is to fix the unknown display problem in Linux Mint operating system. After installing the OS if you see Display monitor is not recognized then we can install "MESA" utilities to fix this problem or we can install additio…
I. Introduction There's an interesting discussion going on now in an Experts Exchange Group — Attachments with no extension (http://www.experts-exchange.com/discussions/210281/Attachments-with-no-extension.html). This reminded me of questions tha…
Learn how to find files with the shell using the find and locate commands. Use locate to find a needle in a haystack.: With locate, check if the file still exists.: Use find to get the actual location of the file.:
Connecting to an Amazon Linux EC2 Instance from Windows Using PuTTY.

820 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question