How to start Bamboo at boot time (upstart) on Ubuntu?

I especially interested in solution for Dragon's slayer installation.

I tried the solution from here:

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/BAMBOO/Bamboo+installation+guide+for+Linux?focusedCommentId=310378744#comment-310378744

But this caused the whole system to stop working.

I found some solutions for other Linux distributions making use of chkconfig

http://blog.iphoting.com/blog/2012/05/02/continuous-integration-with-bamboo-on-linux/

http://blog.bitcab.com/2010/02/auto-start-atlassian-bamboo-on-centos.html

But these solutions are not good for Ubuntu that lack the chkconfig.

3 answers

Since Ubuntu starts on Level 2, you can just create a symbolic link to the bamboo start script.

Example:

ln -s <bamboo-install>/.../bamboo.sh /etc/rc2.d/S99bamboo

This will make the script run on level 2.

Hope it helps!

This is not a suitable solution for the many Linux systems that have adopted upstart for their service management. Normally it woudl be a simple matter to create a .conf file for Bamboo in upstart. The problem is that the startup scripts for Bamboo don't fork in anything like the normal daemon style that upstart expects. Could Atlassian see its way clear to make Bamboo startup behave normally so that it will work with the standard service control mechanisms in modern Linux systems?

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Moderator please flag this post and the previous one. Both are spam with links to unrelated sites. Info about upstart in the text is useless cut-paste of man page.

BTW, isn't anyone from Atlassian going to address the problem of starting Bamboo with upstart?

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