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Re: multiple startproc
  • From: "S.Toms" <smotrs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 17 May 2001 19:57:14 -0700 (PDT)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0105171955200.898-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 17 May 2001, Hans Fangohr wrote:

hf> > I'm creating a suseified rpm/srpm complete with initscripts and
hf> > rc.config entries for portsentry, but have run into a problem with the
hf> > initscript itself. I can't find and way to launch 2 startprocs on it, for
hf> > example
hf> > startproc $PORTSENTRY -stcp
hf> > startproc $PORTSENTRY -sudp
hf> >
hf> > because of the way startproc looks for the full command name to determine
hf> > if it's already running. Anyone know a workaround or alternative which
hf> > enables me to still use startproc.
hf> If you are using a version of startproc that is recent enough (for example
hf> the one coming with SuSE 7.1, then you have a new option "-f" which forces
hf> start of a process, even if one with that name exists already.
hf> Be careful though, there is a switch -f in older versions, but it has
hf> another meaning (and takes one parameter). It has been renamed to -p in
hf> the newer version.

Unfortunately I havn't upgraded to 7.1, it's still sitting in the box
under my desk. 7.0 has been working so well I havn't had a need to upgrade

hf> Hope that helps,
hf> Hans

S.Toms - smotrs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx -
SuSE Linux v7.0+ - Kernel 2.2.18

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