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Under /sbin/start_udev, how can I remove the [ OK ] so it's not printed?

I'm trying to change /etc/rc.sysinit to display the information I like, and I have managed to remove all the info output apart from the annoying [ OK ]

Any ideas? I'm using Fedora 13

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Be aware that if you're using Fedora, this is All Going Away with the advent of systemd in Fedora 15. – mattdm Mar 4 '11 at 15:36
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This is all controlled by /etc/sysconfig/init.

I'm pretty sure all you have to do is change it from




After doing that, it should change from something like:

Stopping udev:                                             [  OK  ]
Starting udev:                                             [  OK  ]


Stopping udev: udev
Starting udev:

Have a look at /etc/init.d/functions to see how that works.

start_udev calls success to print the [ OK ] message, and /etc/init.d/functions is where success is defined.

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I thin you sort of misunderstood me, im trying to have my own output, none of what linux shows, so i have managed to remove Stopping udev, by commenting it out, but still an ok apears – whoami Mar 4 '11 at 8:54
@whoami, /sbin/start_udev sources /etc/init.d/functions, which in turn calls /etc/sysconfig/init as @Mikel says. So this should work. – mattdm Mar 4 '11 at 15:41

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