In the last episode (May 17), Freddie Cash said: > Is it possible to manually run an rcNG-style script with > app_enable=NO in /etc/rc.conf? > > For instance, there are a few services that I don't want running all > the time on my laptop (like Apache, Squid, DansGuardian) but that I > need running now and then for development / testing purposes. As > such, I have apache_enable="NO" in my rc.conf to prevent Apache from > starting at boot time. However, this also means that I cannot > manually start Apache when I need it running, unless I use apachectl > or run the httpd binary directly. And I can't use the RCng script to > check the status, or restart, or any of the other nice things that > RCng gives me. It would be much simpler/nicer if I could use the > rcNG script to do this. > > Am I missing something simple, or is it just not possible to do what > I want? I'd like to use the rc.d scripts to control everything, but > if I have to enable them all in rc.conf and then manually stop them > after each boot, I'll most likely end up writing my own non-RCng > wrapper scripts for each app. :(
"forcestart" should do what you want, I think. -- Dan Nelson [EMAIL PROTECTED] _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"