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Welcome to Icon Disti GhostBSD.png Rc.devd.
rc - shell
The generic hook into OpenRC.
Ordering rc-scripts
Scripts to run OpenRC
Scripts to run OpenRC
Scripts automatically executed at boot and shutdown
Special scripts
Configuration file for devd(8)
Initscript Configuration Files
Smaller configuration files
Specifies the default settings for all the available options.
The global OpenRC configuration file
GhostBSD specific configurations
Safely edit system rc files
Shows which services are running
Add or delete services
Locate and run an OpenRC service
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  • Rc.devd is an shell script (#!/bin/sh) and its function is the generic hook into OpenRC.


  • It informs RC that we are in the background and hot-plugged.
  • If there are additional arguments coming from devd, they will be captured.
  • getmedia
  • Try and create an init script for network interfaces, set the variable: base="network.lo0"
  • Run the init directories:
    • Run the directory /etc/init.d
    • Run the directory /usr/local/etc/init.d