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Old 12-17-2004, 02:51 PM   #1
benrose111488
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Auto-Executing Shell Script on boot


Hey everyone.. I have a schell script written, which is right now /etc/profile.d/gateway.sh

The point of this script is to automatically execute all the commands needed to run Linux as a gateway for a WinXP machine.

The problem is that every time I open a terminal or log in anywhere it executes

Where can I put this file so that it'll be started ONLY on boot?

Thanks in advance.
 
Old 12-17-2004, 03:01 PM   #2
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In /etc/rc.local

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Old 12-17-2004, 04:55 PM   #3
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As any name?

example:

/etc/rc.d/gateway.sh

Or should I just add the code to one of the existing files in that directory?
 
Old 12-17-2004, 06:06 PM   #4
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Originally posted by benrose111488
As any name?

example:

/etc/rc.d/gateway.sh

Or should I just add the code to one of the existing files in that directory?
You didn't read my reply properly. I said /etc/rc.local not /etc/rc.d.

/etc/rc.local is a file. You should call your script from that file.

~Sarav
 
Old 12-17-2004, 08:55 PM   #5
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ahhhh I understand now

Thank you very much, it's working now
 
Old 12-18-2004, 01:52 AM   #6
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No problem. Enjoy.

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