not adding daemons to rc.conf

Tofik Suleymanov tofik at
Thu Aug 31 16:55:31 UTC 2006

Jonathan Horne wrote:
> ive noticed that apache can be started manually using the apachectl tool, even 
> if it is not enabled in /etc/rc.conf.  do many other daemons have this 
> ability?  i have a dev server that i would like to not have many things 
> enabled in the rc.conf, but i would like an easy way to just start specific 
> daemons when i need.
> thanks,
> jonathan
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You can always use:
/usr/local/etc/rc.d/scriptname forcestart
/etc/rc.d/scriptname forcestart

But this just overrides "enable" keyword in rc scripts and of course 
will not start your service in the next boot.

Tofig Suleymanov

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