[CentOS] On-Boot Scripts

Bowie Bailey Bowie_Bailey at BUC.com
Fri Nov 13 20:26:27 UTC 2009

Victor Subervi wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 2:47 PM, <m.roth at 5-cent.us
> <mailto:m.roth at 5-cent.us>> wrote:
>     > On 11/13/2009 07:21 PM, Larry Brigman wrote:
>     >> either write an init script to be added to /etc/rc.d/init.d or
>     >> add it to the end of /etc/rc.d/rc.local
>     >
>     > It looks, to me, that Victor is at a stage where he does not
>     know what
>     > he is doing with the basic stuff - pointing him at good docs
>     might be
>     > worth more than spoon-feeding.
> I'm a bit rusty. It's been a couple of years since I've run my own
> server, and I don't know this OS. And as we all know, each OS is
> different. I'm trying to install scripts I wrote years ago to do my
> MySQL backups.
> As for pointing me to the docs, I looked through them but couldn't
> make heads or tails of them. Yes, I need to study them, but right now
> I just need to get some basic things working so that I can make a
> little money and put food on the table :)
> I've loaded my scripts to /etc/rc.d/init.d Now how do I schedule my
> cron jobs?

Drop them into /etc/cron.daily (or hourly, weekly, or monthly).  Or for
a bit more control, try "crontab -e" as the user the scripts should run
under.  "man 5 crontab", for the crontab file syntax.


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