I try to run a script (tpfand) at startup, and it asked to be root to execute it.
This is a script to control the fans on Thinkpad computers.
Despite several attempts, I could not get ...
The classic place to put one-off stuff like this was
From the Fedora 16 release notes:
/etc/rc.d/rc.local localcustomization script is no longer included by default. Administrators who need this functionality merely have to create this file, make it executable, and it will run on boot.
I'd say create
/etc/rc.d/rc.local like this:
chmod +x /etc/rc.d/rc.local and you should be good to go.