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Old 11-12-2003, 11:50 AM   #1
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mystery process


I have a perl script that is running on every bootup, It's not in my /etc/rc.d/rc.local startup script, where else could it be, im tired of killing it every boot

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Old 11-12-2003, 12:00 PM   #2
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Use which, locate or find to find it.

which <nameperlscript> Only works if the script is to be found in $PATH
locate <nameperlscript> Locate must be installed and updatedb should run regularly
find / -name "<nameperlscript>" -print
 
Old 11-12-2003, 12:29 PM   #3
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are there any other places where a startup file could be loaded, besides local.rc
 
Old 11-12-2003, 12:36 PM   #4
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I don't know how redhat set up the init process, but there could be several places.

In /etc/init.d (or /etc/rc.d/init.d) are a lot of 'init' scripts. The pearl script you talk about could be started from there, or be imbedded in any of the other scripts in init.d.

The script itself will probably be located somewhere else.

You did not mention what the script does, it might be a script that is needed. So be sure to know what it is used for before you deactivate it.
 
  


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