schedule a script at "system startup"

Daniel Rudy dr2867 at
Sun Dec 4 18:01:57 PST 2005

At about the time of 12/3/2005 5:18 PM, Ian Lord stated the following:

> Hi,
> I would like to run a shell script at system startup which needs to 
> run under a specific uid...
> I don't see anything for this in man cron...
> is there a way to do it with cron ? or otherwise is there another way ?
> I guess there might be a way to put a script in /etc/rd.d/ but I 
> don't know how to run it under a specifid uid
> Any help would be appreciated
> Thanks
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@reboot username command

The @reboot is a BSD extension.

Daniel Rudy

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