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Old 11-28-2008, 01:13 AM   #1
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Running programs on boot - Lenny 2.6.26-1 kernel

Ok, so I was going trough some thinking, and I started to wonder if I want to run a script on startup, where do I add the info about it?

Is it in /etc/init.d/ ? Or what file is it?
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Is it /etc/rc.d/rc.local ? And just add the path to the script?
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I don't have /etc/rc.d/rc.local

# /etc/rc
rc0.d/    rc1.d/    rc2.d/    rc3.d/    rc4.d/    rc5.d/    rc6.d/    rc.local  rcS.d/
Got those, so I should edit the rc.local file in /etc/rc.local ?
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so I should edit the rc.local file in /etc/rc.local
Yes. Put your commands in that file, before the final exit 0
Remember, they'll be executed as the root user, not yourself, and you may need to specify the /full/pathname/to/the/command


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