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Old 11-21-2005, 03:39 AM   #1
quintan
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'cannot stat' script in /etc/rc.d/, try to run script at startup


I want to run a script at machine startup. I think I should copy the script to /etc/init.d?? But when I try to do so, I get message :

'cp: cannot stat 'script.sh' : No such file or directory

But the file is there in the directory.

Any suggestions?
 
Old 11-21-2005, 03:53 AM   #2
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1st. Is the script executable? Run:
Code:
chmod +x script.sh
2. What distro are you using? If your distro uses /etc/init.d then you must create a symlink from your default runlevel to the script, i.e. if your default runlevel is 3, then:
Code:
ln -s /etc/init.d/script.sh /etc/rc3.d/S99script
If your distro uses /etc/rc.d then add a line in /etc/rc.d/rc.local containing the name of the script
 
  


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