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You've sort of answered your question in the title, so what's not working?
Actually i have created a java layer and i want to run it on linux at boot time.I have also created the shell script to run that layer and now i want to know what to write in "rc.local" to run my script file at boot time.
You can also install a script in /etc/init.d
The script should handle at least the start, stop and status input commands
Then use chkconfig -add <your-script> to set your script to be launched during booting, or just run
This is how a lot of other services are being started
Which user do you want this script to run as?
If you just put the /path/to/script into rc.local, it'll be run as root, with no GUI, and you are unlikely to see any error-reporting.
This may not be what you want.