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startup(7)	       Miscellaneous Information Manual		    startup(7)

       startup - event signalling system startup

       startup [ENV]...

       The  startup  event is generated by the Upstart init(8) daemon after it
       has completed its own initialisation and is the signal that the rest of
       the system may be started.

       Typically  this	will  involve checking and mounting the partitions and
       drives that form the filesystem, loading drivers for connected  devices
       and starting the X windowing system or other login environment.

       In  the	default	 Upstart  configuration,  the  primary task run on the
       startup event is the /etc/init/rc-sysinit.conf job responsible for gen-
       erating the System V compatible runlevel(7) event.  See that page for a
       more detailed explanation of this process.

       Paradoxically there is currently no corresponding Upstart-native	 event
       signifying that the system is to be shutdown, only the System V compat-
       ible runlevel 0 and runlevel 6 events provide this functionality.

       A service with no other dependencies run on startup might use:

	      start on startup

       runlevel(7) init(8)

Upstart				  2009-07-09			    startup(7)