CentOS stopped loading after I added something to /etc/rc.d/rc.local

Andrew asked:

I am very new in Linux (first day). I needed to add my program to the OS startup. I could not find a solution, so I tried to do something that could solve my issue.

I added my line of text /opt/mono/bin/mono /root/MySoft/UDPServer.exe "$@" to /etc/rc.d/rc.local

Now my Centos is frozen in loading screen… Is there any way to fix it back? 🙂

My answer:


You probably forgot to put it in the background with &. Your system will “come back” when the process exits.

If you can’t log in from the console, you can always log in via ssh from another machine.


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