Run script at boot time
kassube at gmx.net
Sun Nov 14 08:09:18 UTC 2010
Shahar Dag wrote:
> On Ubuntu 8.04 I want to run a script that update some files.
> I want to run the script when the computer boots.
> The script takes the data from a mounted file system (it’s a network
> file system).
> The script is started by an entry in /etc/crontab that looks like:
> @reboot root my_script
> The problem is that the file system is not mounted when my_script is
You could change your script and make it wait for the availability of
the data. For that purpose you could repeatedly check the output of the
mount command or check for the existence of a path on the mounted file
system and wait some time before you try again.
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