Re: howto start something 5 mins after boot
On Sun, Apr 30, 2006 at 11:23:36PM +0100, Magnus Therning wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 30, 2006 at 05:08:26PM -0500, Mumia W wrote:
> >Hugo Vanwoerkom wrote:
> >>e.g. 5 minutes after boot run a script.
> >>How would you do that?
> >You could create a bootscript that uses the "at" command, like so;
> >echo myscript | at now + 5 minutes
> >Of course you'd use update-rc.d to set the runlevels you want
> >mybootinit to start in.
> You could also use cron to do that:
> @reboot echo myscript | at now + 5 minutes
> (Untested, so no guarantees :-)
Another 'maybe workaround' could be to use @reboot to start a job with
something like this: sleep 300 && ls
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