[nycbug-talk] Re: Newbie question
a nice bug
Mon Oct 25 21:43:07 EDT 2004
> Hi Joshua, All,
> On Oct 25, 2004, at 6:32 PM, Joshua S. Freeman wrote:
> >How does one control these things in FreeBSD?
> Files that are:
> check the man page for 'rc', it gives a clear and detailed rundown of
> the daemon startup process.
> It's all really quite simple, the system executes various system
> daemons which are configured in the rc.conf, and other scripts like
> rc.firewall load rulesets into ipfw, etc... Others like rc.local,
> simply contain a number of shell commands to execute, (which can do
> things like start daemons etc...).
> Note that rc.shutdown is in there too, it's for stuff that you want to
> run before the system is shut down, (databases, etc...)
Let's not forget our friends in /usr/local/etc/rc.d !
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