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Author: dng@d404.nl
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] /etc/boot.d and boot startup scripts
On 18-04-2023 05:12, wirelessduck--- via Dng wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to get a `docker compose` to run on system startup so I
> thought I could add the shell script that runs `docker compose up -d`
> into /etc/rc.local. Is that the recommended place to put this sort of
> thing? My system is running sysvinit on Devuan chimaera.
> I also saw in /etc/rc.local that it contains a reference to
> /etc/boot.d which I can't find anywhere on my system. Is /etc/boot.d
> a better option for this? I can see that it's using a tool called
> run-parts that I have no experience with.
> Is there any documentation anywhere on using /etc/boot.d? I couldn't
> find any references on internet searches.
> Tom
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Not an answer to your question but why would you run docker compose up
-d in your startup? Adding restart:  always  to your docker-compose.yaml
and running it once would do the trick without the need for running
another script at boot.