As some of you might notice, the script acerfand (fan control for Acer Aspire One) doesn’t run automatically in th newest Ubuntu 9.04 when you add its path to your rc.local. I don’t know why, but the file rc.local behaves differently from previous version during booting (it looks like it’s not executed, but in fact it is, and when I run it manually after I log in everything works).
How did I fix it? Instead of the line:
in my /etc/rc.local file, I added:
start-stop-daemon –start –name acerfand –startas /usr/local/bin/acerfand –background
Now the acerfand script is executed at startup. I hope this tip may be helpful for somebody.
EDIT: There should be double minuses before –start, –name, —startas and –background, but – as Erwin noticed – wordpress transforms double minus into dash.