Samab and init.d

Giulio Orsero giulioo at
Thu Dec 16 16:07:44 GMT 1999

On Fri, 17 Dec 1999 02:52:35 +1100, hai scritto:

>Is it better to start Samba using in initd, or to use the script, much like
>the one provided by SuSE.   ?? so far I have used the script, but I don't
>like the fact of having to start samba manually. I would much prefer to
>see it run as a service. just to confirm all it really involves is starting
>smbd and nmbd

There are 2 methods:
1) inetd (/etc/inetd.conf)
2) init script you usually find in init.d

The preferred is 2. You have to tell your linux box to start it
automatically at boot.
Can't tell you how to do it, because I don't know suse. I think you
could do it with yast.

giulioo at

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