Auto starting the daemon in redhat

Doug Douglass samba at
Thu Nov 1 15:45:02 GMT 2001

Forget about the links and the colors, try using chkconfig. Not sure what
version og Red Hat this showed up in (I'm using 7.1).

Something like "chkconfig --level 35 smb on" tells Red Hat to start the smb
service when entering run levels 3 and 5.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: samba-admin at [mailto:samba-admin at]On
> Behalf Of Jon
> Sent: Thursday, November 01, 2001 3:34 PM
> To: samba at
> Subject: Auto starting the daemon in redhat
> I am having a problem with the auto running of the samba daemons
> in red hat
> I got the smb script from the site and place it as /etc/rc.c/init.d/smb
> Then I set up symbolic links in the places it told me.
> I used lm -s ..... for the links
> I went into the place where one link was and I use colors to
> signify what something is. All of the links are in cyan except
> for the one created which is white with a red bg.
> I set them up as symbolic links, was I supposed to do hard links
> - i.e. just use ln ... (not -s)
> It said symbolic links!
> Thanks in advance
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