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Script with autostart function and output to defined console.

There is instruction, how to do script output to console 2,3, or another, and autostart them on computer switch on.

In that case we cannot put script start in /etc/rc.d/rc.local file, as always, because in that stage agetty, and consoles not activated, and therefore, script at that stage cannot do output to non-existing at that time, console, therefore, we put it in crontab with special preffix:

crontab -e

and in crontab, we write:

@reboot /path/to/yourscript.scr

script itself have construction like that:

#!/bin/sh tail -f /data/recv.log > /dev/tty2

where /dev/tty2 is console 2, /dev/tty3 is console 3, and so on.


* Originally written by wisedracoJohn Ciemgals 2013/10/01 22:29

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