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rc.local in FreeBSD 6


  I am using FreeBSD 6, and just have my MYSQL installed. However, in order to make start up automatically after reboot, my book told me to add the following

    /usr/local/.../mysql.server start
  to /etc/rc.local

  But I didn't find this file. Is the name changed? Moved to other directory or actually I have to create one? Please advice. Thanks.

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Just copy your startup script to: /usr/local/etc/rc.d/ directory
this should work.
Also name startup script as your_script_name.sh (with .sh extention, it's mandatory for script to run at startup).
script should understand at least 'start' and 'stop' arguments
Normal MySQL from packages or ports does install startup script in /usr/local/etc/rc.d/ directory.
When you run it with rcvar parameter you find out one variable to set to "YES" inside /etc/rc.conf

rc.local is to be forgotten.
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