HP-UX Daemon

I'm programming a daemon in HP-UX, and i would like to know how can lunch it out of inittab. In Solaris, there are the rc scripts in rc#.d but where are they in HP-UX 10.01??
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dhmConnect With a Mentor Commented:
In HP-UX (and in some other unixes) the shell scripts that get executed at boot time live in /sbin/init.d.  HP-UX has some non-standard conventions about how the scripts are called (mostly so that the boot procedure can display user-friendly information about what's going on) so you'll want to copy one of the simpler existing scripts and modify it to start your daemon.
Oh yeah, once you create the shell script in /sbin/init.d, make a symbolic link to it in /sbin/rcX.d, with a name like S95yourdaemon, where "X" is the run-level at which you want your daemon to be executed.  (Normally /sbin/rc3.d is appropriate.)

Apart from the slightly odd location for the scripts, and the extra args that the scripts support, the HP-UX boot process is more-or-less the same as Solaris'.
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