On Fri, Mar 09, 2001 at 04:59:32PM -0000, Eamonn Shinners wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I was wondering how to start processes at boot time, but on different vc's.
> Suppose I always login on tty1, how could I also start 5 copies of the same
> process on tty2,tty3,tty4,tty5,tty6, by using init.d or whatever ? These
> processes are normally started from the command line, but I would like it to
> happen automatically, in case the machine goes down for some reason, and
> then restarts.
if you're using redhat, look at the open package. a better way to do
it would be with /etc/inittab - man inittab , or look for mingetty
in your existing inittab.
 as an aside, can anyone give me a good reason why man pages can't
be considered documentation?
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