Script to run at startup

How to make the scrip to startup automatically when linux reboot everything ?

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Alex [***Alex140181***]Software DeveloperCommented:
Which distribution?
Also,  before rebooting only or before any startup ? Here we have come to the runlevels of Linux (commands "service", "chkconfig" , files /etc/init.d/* are to be considirated...)
I totally agree , that we are fully depend on the distribution ( e.g cat /proc/version, cat /etc/issue) and futhermore
 on the task  we are assigned.

For example, at one OpenSuse 12.1 box i can lay my hands on, there is /etc/init.d/boot.local script, which is supposed to run when system starts
#! /bin/sh
# script with local commands to be executed from init on system startup
# Here you should add things, that should happen directly after booting
# before we're going to the first run level.
Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
You can put your script in the crontab and prepend with @reboot


@reboot /path/to/your/script
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AXISHKAuthor Commented:
I'm using redhat 5.

the scrip is under \apps\

should we make chkconfig followed by a path \apps\ ?

Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
Use / instead of \

Any reason why you still have RH5? That's quite old...
Slashes are wrong. Are you sure you do not run Windows 5 (aka 2000) ?
AXISHKAuthor Commented:
typo mistake only.

chkconfig can followed by a full path name of the script, correct ? Tks
Read manual pages:
$ man chkconfig

Then type
/path name

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