Subject: Re: Automatically starting programs...
To: Richard Rauch <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 08/15/2002 09:16:46
>Anyway, w.r.t. to the thread, see man 5 crontab, in the context of this
>              @reboot        Run once, at startup.
>This is probably simpler than messing with an rc.d/ script.  Though the
>script approach has the benefit of providing hooks for restarting and
>shutting down (as well as for controlling what minimally needs to be up
>and running before your command starts).

note that this is in the context of *cron* starting up, not the
machine.  if you restart cron, all the reboot jobs go off again.

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