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Old 09-20-2004, 12:17 PM   #1
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waiting script

How can I write a linux script that will execute a command after say 5 seconds...

Example: After 5 seconds the command init6 is executed?

Old 09-20-2004, 12:21 PM   #2
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try the command: time
Old 09-20-2004, 12:50 PM   #3
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Say I've got a scrript and, I want "" to be terminated after 10 seconds and script "" must carry on, is this possible?



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