Make a shell script like the ones in /usr/local/etc/rc.d to start and
stop the process.

The script MUST be named whatever.sh and must be executable. It must
accept start and stop as parameters.

This is the general solution. There is probably a doc reference for it 
but I havent looked.

mjt


On Mon, 2004-05-24 at 07:58, Gerard Seibert wrote:
> Since I am still new to this OS, I thought that I would check to make sure 
> that I am doing this correctly.
> 
> On my WinXP machine, I run the Distributed Net 'dnetc' program. Further 
> information regarding this program is available here: 
> http://www.distributed.net//docs/tutor_clients.php.
> 
> To start the program in the background I need to issue the following 
> command: 'dnetc -quiet'. Since I want to start this program automatically 
> each time I log on, I placed that command at the end of my '.bash_profile' 
> file. I then placed the shutdown command 'dnetc -shutdown' in the 
> '/etc/rc.shutdown' file.
> 
> Since everything seems to be workings correctly, I assume that I have done 
> this correctly. If there is a better way to do this, I would appreciate 
> receiving the information.
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> Gerard E. Seibert
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