Customizing runlevels in Debian
Customizing runlevels is an advanced system administration task.
The following advice holds for most services. To
enable service service
in runlevel R
create the symbolic link
To disable the service, rename the symbolic link so that its name begins with a K instead of with an S and its sequence number is 100 minus xy.
It is convenient to use a runlevel editor such as
It is possible to delete the
S symlink for a
service in a particular runlevel directory instead of renaming
it. This does not disable the service but leaves it in a
"floating" state as far as the
advisable to make any changes to symlinks in