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Old 07-15-2004, 01:22 PM   #1
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How do I start programs automatically on boot up?


I'm trying to set the core and mem speeds on my videocard automatically on boot up, but I don't know the file to put these commands into. I know that this has been discussed many times before, but I don't even know what to search for in the search for this forum to find the answers.

I'm using Fadora core 2
 
Old 07-15-2004, 01:23 PM   #2
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Sorry, my mistake.
 
Old 07-15-2004, 03:17 PM   #3
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the core and mem speeds on my videocard automatically on boot up
Can you elaborate on what you mean by this?
 
Old 07-15-2004, 03:24 PM   #4
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Educated guess ... you have a DOS utility that is capable
of setting these two? In this case search for threads with
the word loadlin in it ;}



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Old 07-15-2004, 03:25 PM   #5
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well, in windows you have a registry that allows you to put entries in the run key to have programs start automatically when it loads to the desktop. I was just wondering if this can be done in linux.
 
Old 07-15-2004, 03:28 PM   #6
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Of course it can ... the question is whether the tool you
want to run is a linux program or not. If it's not you can't.

If it is, use rc.local.



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Old 07-15-2004, 04:29 PM   #7
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well just like windows has several means of starting a program automatically (run registry key, win.ini, starup folder, etc) so does linux. linux uses a completely differnent methodology that windows when if comes to system and app configuration.

someone correctly my if Ive made a mistake in this description

method one: previously mentioned, the rc.local folder holds "shortcuts" if you will that load programs automatically. there is a folder for each runlevel and you can add an entry in there.

method two: is typicall for server services like apache and ftp... Xinet.d.... it is a program that listens for connections or requests for a program, and loads then when needed.

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