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Old 01-24-2004, 09:27 PM   #1
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Run a script at boot, RH 7.2


All I want to do is run a script I wrote at boot time, tried following someone's post at another forum and it was pretty vague.

Thanks in advance.
 
Old 01-24-2004, 09:42 PM   #2
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stick it at the end of the /etc/rc.d/rc.local file
that script is ran just before the login terminal pops up.
 
Old 01-24-2004, 10:12 PM   #3
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That works great thanks, however, is there anyway to make the program not run as root =/

Thanks =)
 
  


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