[CentOS] how to do startup scripts?

Mon Dec 7 20:22:42 UTC 2009
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

Roland Roland wrote:
> I've just finished installing Atlassian's bamboo 
> <http://www.atlassian.com/software/bamboo/>
> it comes with two ways to start it up one through a bash shell script 
> bamboo.sh
> and another through java script (this one is better as it has the 
> ability to start up the service if it got shutdown for any reason)
> so I'm wondering how can I set this service to start on boot..
> I know how to set a script on login in my profile though not on boot..
> any suggestion?
> I've looked around about none interactive shells and so on.. so if I did 
> a symbolic link from bamboo.sh script to /etc/init.d would that work?
> what about variables inside the script would they b read ?
> obviously a newbie here so appreciate any detailed explanation if 
> possible about interactive/ none interactive shells and of course if 
> theres an advice about how to solve this issue..
> PS: trying to educate myself about linux along the way so any 
> explanation would be greatly appreciated...

Others have covered the init script conventions, so I'll just suggest 
looking at Hudson (http://hudson-ci.org/) as a free alternative that you 
can get RPM-packaged or just drop the war file under the stock Centos 

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com