myip in /etc/rc.d/rc.local

Dan Murphy danmint at
Tue Feb 28 16:06:50 EST 2006

Yup that's where I ended up putting it.
I figured out that aliases and commands work differently instartup 
On Tue, 28 Feb 2006, Charles 
Hallenbeck wrote:

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> Dan,
> The line I posted was an alias definition, not a command to execute. You
> might be able to make it work if you put just the stuff between the
> single quotes there. However, it will probably show you the IP address
> and then whisk it away before you notice it.
> You would be better off putting the whole line in /etc/profile, and that
> way it defines the myip command for any and all users. I find it handy
> to have that command, even though my IP does not change, since it is a
> quick and reliable way to check if I have a live connection to the
> outside world.
> Chuck
> On Tue, Feb 28, 2006 at 12:48:57PM -0500, Dan Murphy wrote:
>> I tryed putting the line Chuck posted in /etc/rc.d/rc.local, but it didn't
>> work.  It just occured to me what the problem might be.
>> perhaps I should try the full path to wged.
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