Subject: Re: quick stupid question....
To: David Woyciesjes <DAW@yalepress3.unipress.yale.edu>
From: D. Jay Newman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/21/2000 09:46:43
> Apologies, but I'm looking for an answer to a stupid question I
>have. I want to run the command "/rp-pppoe-2.3/adsl-start" at boot time, so
>I put it in "/etc/rc.local", like it said in the docs. But when I reboot, I
>got "permission denied". My guess is it (the command) needs to be run as
>root somehow. Should that line go in a different file? Yes, I did all the
>tweaking as root, since this machine won't have the need for any other
Unless they've changed the bootup sequence, rc.local is still run as
Is the file /rp-pppoe-2.3/adsl-start executable, and are all the filesystems
mounted at that time (I *think* they are, but I'm not sure).
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