Howto start script at boot ?
I have a SuSE 9.3 Prof. install and have my own firewall script, therefore i have disabled SuSEFirewall2.
What i would like to do at bootime is check if my network, dhcp and Samba is up and running and then start my firewall script.
I have my script in /etc/init.d and added my firewall script with Yast2 (start at runlevel 3 wich is my default runlevel), but my firewall script is always executed before my network, dhcp and Samba is up and therefore i always need to start my firewall script manually after i have logged in.
Can someone help me out please?
Is there a boot.local file in init.d? i think (though may be wrong) that the contents of this get executed at the required time.
Put a symbolic link from /etc/rc3.d (for runlevel 3 - if not change the 3 to 1, 2, 4 or 5) to your script in /etc/init.d. The name of the link should begin with S (upper case) followed by 2 numbers. The scripts are executed in the order of the names of the links, so S50xyz will run before S51abc.
I am not familiar with SuSE, so Yast2 may already have put a link there, in which case you probably just need to rename it.
Sorry for the late response but i was ill :-(
I tried your suggestions but with no luck, however i have found a nice solution that works for me.
After some searching on internet i found some more info and have written a little script to
check if network is up and then start my firewall.
Here's my script :
and not really a executable.
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