[CentOS] Cron job? or something else? help..

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Mon Dec 14 07:55:52 UTC 2009

Roland Roland wrote:
> Hello,
> i have a certain issue at hand that i'm trying to solve.
> there's a certain command that i need to execute 10 minutes after boot.
> how can i set that? im not very expert with cron jobs but can it be done 
> that way? i know that cronjob works on specified time but how can i set 
> it to run with '10 min after startup" as a condition ?

put a script in rc.local thats run with a 'detach', eg, a trailing &, 
and in this script, have something like...

    sleep 10m

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