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Old 05-30-2002, 10:39 AM   #1
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Autostarting a daemon not as root???


I need to start ircd under different owner than root when server boots. Any ideas how to do that in an rc.local type file on bootup?

Old 05-30-2002, 12:27 PM   #2
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rc file

su <user> -c 'file'



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