[clug] Starting services in ubuntu
david at gibson.dropbear.id.au
Wed May 11 02:45:47 GMT 2005
On Wed, May 11, 2005 at 12:11:09PM +1000, paul at pabryan.mine.nu wrote:
> On Wed, May 11, 2005 at 11:51:10AM +1000, David Gibson wrote:
> > On Wed, May 11, 2005 at 11:35:19AM +1000, paul at pabryan.mine.nu wrote:
> > > On Wed, May 11, 2005 at 10:08:54AM +1000, David Gibson wrote:
> > > Where update-rc.d differs from chkconfig however is due to it being,
> > > as you say, for package scripts. If links already exist, it won't
> > > overwrite them. So, it's really only for creating the links
> > > initially. This is a Debian policy thing. The assumption is that, if
> > > the links exist, the sys admin did it and the package scripts should
> > > respect that.
> > Right, which means it can't do the handy things chkconfig does, of
> > changing which runlevels a service is active in.
> No, it can. You just have to do the remove first. Then you set the run
> levels as you please. My example just showed how to do the default
> setup. You can use it to explicitly set on which run levels the
> service is active or inactive.
> So, you end up issuing two commands where chkconfig can do it one.
Right, making it half as convenient to use. Not a good deal.
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