On Wed, Feb 06, 2008 at 03:22:26PM +0100, Pietro Cerutti wrote:

> navneet Upadhyay wrote:
> > Hi,
> 
> Hello,
> 
> >       I have a script file, i want that script to be executed on system
> > startup.
> > 
> >  I am doing this on Linux in following two steps : -
> > 
> > 1. Copying the script to /etc/rc.d directory.
> > 2. /sbin/chkconfig --add "scriptname"
> > 
> > 
> > I want to achieve the same on FreeBSD
> > 
> > chckconfig file is not present, documentation says i have to add it to
> > rc.conf file.
> > 
> > How can i add it to rc.conf file, is there any command?
> 
> you just edit rc.conf and you add a line in the form
> 
> <your_script_name>_enable="YES"
> 
> Then you place the script <your_script_name> in /usr/local/etc/rc.d
> 
> at the bottom of the rc(8) man page there are a few examples on how to
> build such a script.

One more thing that may seem obvious, but is easy to forget.
The script must have execute permission set on the file.

////jerry


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