Missing rc.local for adding commands to run on startup? Here’s how to set up similar functionality with today’s systemd.
rc.local file was—and in some cases still is—the place for Linux sysadmins to put commands that need to be run at startup. Use of the
file is not only deprecated but after a couple of hours worth of
attempts, was not working in any event. This despite the fact that the
systemd documentation mentions the use of a “generator” that generates
systemd services from an
rc.local file if one exists.