Running a script at boot

Christoph Wickert christoph.wickert at
Sun Aug 7 18:18:51 UTC 2005

Am Sonntag, den 07.08.2005, 20:46 +0300 schrieb Dotan Cohen:
> Simple question: how do I start a script that must be run as root at
> boot? I've been googleing and I came across chkconfig, but I don't
> want to mess with it for the first time alone.
> I've also poked around in MARC for "running script startup" on the
> fedora-list and others. The only thing that seemed relevant was a post
> for SUSE where the following was suggested:
> ln -s /usr/sbin/myscript /etc/init.d/rc3.d/S99myscript
> Is this relevant for FC4 as well? Thanks.


I don't want to be impolite, but I'd like to ask you to read the manuals
_before_ you post to this list.

"A Detailed Look at the Boot Process"

"Running Additional Programs at Boot Time"


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