[mythtv-users] run script as root at startup

jedi jedi at mishnet.org
Wed Aug 10 14:15:02 UTC 2011

On Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 08:35:03AM -0400, Brian J. Murrell wrote:
> On 11-08-10 08:30 AM, F P wrote:
> >
> > Yes, the initscript naturally running as root after (or before) the backend
> > starts, that's the goal.
> Your description sounded like something completely different.  Like a
> script you wanted the backend to launch, which will not be running as root.
> > But how do I do it?
> Well, it's somewhat distro dependent these days with just about every
> distro running a different brand of init.

   The really tricky part these days is that some distros like Ubuntu have
tried to dump init in general and are using alternatives like upstart. While
init scripts had their problems, they were widely used and well (enough) 


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