There is a file called /etc/rc.local. You can set the mysql start here,
before starting tomcat during system or server reboot.
On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 6:25 AM, Joerg Bruehe <Joerg.Bruehe@stripped> wrote:
> Ted, all,
> Ted Yu wrote:
> > Hi,
> > In our deployment, mysql needs to be started before tomcat automatically
> > after server restart.
> > If you know how this order can be specified, please share.
> > We use tomcat6 on Linux tyu-linux 2.6.18-128.2.1.el5 #1 SMP Tue Jul 14
> > 06:36:37 EDT 2009 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> I'm happy you at least tell us it is on Linux, there are many inquiries
> that forget to name even the basic OS used.
> That said, AFAIK there are still some different ways how to handle the
> "init" scripts which control the automatic start/stop of services, and
> these different ways are used by different distributions.
> So you need to check the way in which your distribution does handle
> these scripts in "/etc/init.d".
> Typically, the scripts should contain fields like "Required-Start" and
> "Required-Stop" which are used to list dependencies. Then, there are
> programs "insserv" or "chkconfig" that evaluate these fields and create
> symbolic links for the various run levels that ensure the start/stop is
> done in the proper sequence.
> Sorry, I can't be more specific than this, but I hope this gives you the
> proper pointers to find the specifics for your distribution.
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