Hi, After putting my script to /etc/rc.d , it gets executed at startup and the parameter passed to the script is *faststart .* *I want the same script to be executed when system shuts down , how can i do that.* ** *i want to do something like this in script :- * ** *if [$1 = "faststart"]; then* *start my executables* *elif * *stop my executables* *fi* ** *question is :-* ** *How to excute a script when system comes up and shuts down with differnt parameter.* ** *Thanks,* *navneet*
On 2/6/08, Dominic Fandrey <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > navneet Upadhyay wrote: > > Hi, > > 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? > > There have been a lot of suggestions here and the thread contains all the > valid information, but some people have given you deprecated advice. So > I'll > try to clarify what can be done and how it's meant to be done. > > 1. Your own scripts belong int /usr/local/etc/rc.d, if you update your > system > it will suggest to delete all custom scripts from /etc/rc.d, because it's > only > for scripts from the base system. Remember that path will not be set when > your > script is called at startup. The usual approach is to only use fully > qualified > filenames. > > 2. All executable scripts in /usr/local/etc/rc.d are executed at startup > and > given the parameter start. Upon shutdown the parameter stop is given. The > name > of the script does not matter. > > 3. To this point you have all the functionality you asked for and there is > no > need for you to look further. However you are at liberty to instead build > a > compliant rc.d script, which brings you the advantages of controlling the > execute order by defining dependencies and being able to > activate/deactivate > scripts and additional parameters in the file /etc/rc.conf. > If you wish to exploit these advanced features it's a good way to look at > existing scripts in /usr/local/etc/rc.d and read the rc(8) manual page. > _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"