Re: Auto-starting fetchmail on startup
From: laman (antone_at_ctimail3.com)
Date: 20 May 2004 22:39:51 -0700
And I think I can also use:
cron < textfile
where textfile is a file contains the line '@reboot /usr/bin/fetchmail
-d 1800'. Am I right?
Tim Van Wassenhove <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:<2h3p21F8ro8kU1@uni-berlin.de>...
> In article <2h3367F89k8bU1@uni-berlin.de>, Tim Van Wassenhove wrote:
> > In article <email@example.com>, laman wrote:
> >> I would like to know how I can setup the Red Hat Linux 8, so that the
> >> fetchmail will also startup in daemon mode upon bootup. The Linux is
> >> currently setup to boot into the text mode, but I would like the
> >> fetchmail to run no matter it is started in text or graphic mode.
> >> Thanks.
> > I have this line in my crontab
> > @reboot /usr/bin/fetchmail -d 1800
> (recieved e-mail asking how to do this)
> -) Optional
> set editor, in my case this is
> export EDITOR=vim
> -) crontab and man crontab will tell you more
> -) crontab -e
> Hit i to go into --INSERT-- mode, type in the line, hit ESC :wq ENTER