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    This is really a Linux question, but I'm running mySQL on my Linux box, and I want to make it start automatically when the computer starts. I'm running Red Hat 6.1 with GNOME.

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    Are you familiar with how programs get started on boot?

    I'm not a sysadmin but I've had to do these things. Look here:

    /etc/rc.d/rc3.d/

    You should see a bunch of files that start with S and K ... the names pretty much indicate what happens. Apparently the numbers have no meaning.

    When you built MySQL there should have been a script that you could put in the directory above. Look for that. If you used rpm then that script should have been placed in the above directory.

    Peter

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