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thanks for the quick replies.....am using the shell so will check the ~/.bash_profile
if i schedule the jobs with cron then i need to use the command
but instead i want the scripts to run when the comp starts.......and keep running until comp shuts down.....
also just wanted to know if i can run them using inittab? if so how? I thot that if i can put it in the file /etc/rc.d/rc3.d then it will run on start up but there doesnt exist any file called rc3.d in the folder /etc/rc.d ....