I am using
insserv -r nfs-common to disable RPC. How do I know if it worked? Is there a way to list the services starting up? Is it supposed to disappear from
/etc/init.d (because it still there)?
After rebooting, look at
This is one way...
From this, I know run-level 2 is the level the machine boots into... now look at
Anything that has an "S" at the beginning is started at boot. Anything with a "K" at the beginning does not start at boot.
All the startup scripts symlink to
You could try installing rcconf via aptitude. It lists services that are started on boot. Rcconf will list all installed services -- services that start on boot are clearly marked. To run rcconf simply run rcconf as root.
For the height of laziness / efficiency, you can also use
To see how