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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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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.
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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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