Automatically start programs at boot
In order to start programs automatically at boot on a hard drive installation, the file /etc/inittab must be edited.
To start Apache and Mysql automatically, for example, the following lines must be inserted (you must be "root" to be able to do this):
And there you have it --a Web server always functioning!!
More on this topic can be found here: http://howtos.linux.com/howtos/HighQuality-Apps-HOWTO/boot.shtml∞