Pete Slagle wrote: > Matthew Seaman wrote: > >> eoghan wrote: >> >>> I asked a question about stopping/starting tomcat, but I suppose I didnt >>> ask it right. >>> What I should have asked is: >>> How do I stop/start services that I have enabled in my rc.conf, such as >>> mysql, tomcat etc. I have tried from my rc.d/ with tomcat but it will >>> not work for me... >> >> Like this: >> >> /usr/local/etc/rc.d/tomcat.sh start >> >> If that doesn't print out anything then double check what's in >> /etc/rc.conf >> If the service apparently starts up, but then you find it's not running >> a few seconds later, then check any log files that application uses -- >> it's >> quite often the case that there's a configuration fubar somewhere that is >> causing the service to give up. > > "Service" instead of daemon? Our assimilation by the Borg proceeds apace.
Tomcat isn't strictly a daemon -- it runs in a JavaVM that (IIRC) doesn't divorce itself from any controlling terminal or close down its stdin, stdout or stderr descriptors in the way that daemon processes should. Cheers, Matthew -- Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 7 Priory Courtyard Flat 3 PGP: http://www.infracaninophile.co.uk/pgpkey Ramsgate Kent, CT11 9PW
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