Re: Sentry and /sbin/setup.sh
Pollywog <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Pollywog> I need to start Abacus Sentry when my machine boots, but
Pollywog> unlike other apps that will start from /sbin/setup.sh Sentry
Pollywog> just crashes when I do it that way.
As was discussed earlier, that script isn't inteded to be used that
way. You should probably create a script in /etc/init.d that DTRT.
Pollywog> Is there a way to start sentry after every other process has
Yes, by setting the symlinks in /etc/rc?.d so that it runs in the
Read /usr/doc/sysvinit/README.runlevels.gz and look at the
documentation pointed to in /etc/init.d/README for more information.
Pollywog> Perhaps by using an 'at' command to start Sentry one minute
Pollywog> after everything else starts?
Can you guarantee that the rest of your system will come up in under a
minute? Five? That the program won't be needed if the system does
come up early? (And this is an ugly hack besides. :-)
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