Halldor R. Haflidason
titan at thoron.org
Mon Nov 21 14:22:31 GMT 2005
On Monday, 21 November 2005 at 15:11:35 +0100, martinko wrote:
> On Mon, 21 Nov 2005 10:17:01 +0800, Foo Ji-Haw wrote
> > > i wonder why i cannot start for instance ssh with
> > > /etc/rc.d/sshd start
> > > but i always have to use
> > > /etc/rc.d/sshd forcestart
> > > and similarly for stop, status, etc.
> > >
> > > any ideas pls ??
> > You have to add a line in /etc/rc.conf. I think it is
> > samba_enable="YES".
> well, if you add sshd_enable="YES", the service (always) starts on boot.
> i just want to start it manually and i wonder why it doesn't listen to "start"
> argument but only "forcestart" and similarly for other commands i've got to
> use "force".
> anyone knows why pls ??
Because when the system boots up it sends the 'start' argument to all the
scripts in the rc.d directories, those scripts then check wether they
should start or not. Force start simply overrides that check.
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