Subject: Re: Automatically starting programs...
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andy Ball <email@example.com>
Date: 08/12/2002 23:02:46
Hello Aram, Jukka & Bruce!
Thanks for your help!
AG> If you don't have root access to the host, though, I
> doubt there is any way to do anything at boot. If that
> is the case, you might use a cron job to check the
> last boot time at a regular interval.
It happens that I am root on the host in question, but I'll
keep make a note of your other suggestion because it may be
useful at some point.
JM> If I want to run something as root, I put it in
That's the technique I tried and it's working, so I'll stick
BA> But then you may need to use /etc/rc.shutdown to do a
> clean shutdown.
I'll bear that in mind, no harm in being tidy.
- Andy Ball.