I'm accustomed to running scripts on boot in Linux, but I'm not sure how to do this in Android. I'd like to start my SSH daemon on start, so I'll always be able to connect. How can I run an arbitrary script on Android boot? It'd be preferable to do this outside of Dalvik.
While looking around my Android filesystem, I found that it did, in fact have a
This being, of course, exactly what I needed, I wrote the following script on my computer then pushed it to my device:
(pushed to device via
Rebooted the device, then ran
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Edit: Apparently you might need to shoehorn the edited script into the boot image as well. Info on how to do that here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=443994