Right! Ok, it's definitely not inetd that I need. I'm thinking primarily of starting apache and a dynamic ip updater automatically at startup.
Micke --- fbsd_user <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Maybe you just don't understand what you are seeing. > Inetd is the > Super server. Every thing you uncomment in the > inetd.conf file is an > server of it own right. But instead of an daemon > running for telnet > or FTP all the time. Inetd runs and listens on the > ports where those > services would be listings and when inetd sees an > request on the > specified port it automatically launches the server > for that > service. With inetd running , ps ax only shows inetd > running, but > start an telnet session to your box and you will see > that inetd has > spawned an telnet server session. When your telnet > users leaves the > session, the telnet server terminates. Inetd is used > to conserve > resources. __________________________________ Do you Yahoo!? Protect your identity with Yahoo! Mail AddressGuard http://antispam.yahoo.com/whatsnewfree _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"