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Old 08-23-2005, 02:35 PM   #1
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Run shell script in RedHat after boot

I have a shell script that I want to run whenever RedHat Linux has fully booted (all file systems mounted, network interfaces available, etc). Does anyone know where to locate the script, or is there a command to run to specify this?

Thanks for your help,

Old 08-23-2005, 02:54 PM   #2
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Put the script where it is handy for you, then put a line in your /etc/rc.d/rc.local which points to the script path.
For example, I have a script in /etc/sysconfig and the line in rc.local looks like this....


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