In the official document of bitcoin.org, they ask to use an init script instead of cron job, see the init scripts directory in Bitcoin Core’s source tree.

But the link is not working Bitcoin Core’s source tree

Cron Job option

@reboot bitcoind -daemon

I wanted to know the init script to restart a daemon

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The init scripts can be found here: https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/tree/master/contrib/init.

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    Can you please explain the working of this command to start bitcoin daemon Feb 19, 2019 at 7:47

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