[CentOS] Re: Stopping a server not controled by service

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Tue Jul 15 21:08:50 UTC 2008


on 7-15-2008 1:05 PM Robert Moskowitz spake the following:
> Scott Silva wrote:
>> on 7-15-2008 12:33 PM Robert Moskowitz spake the following:
>>> Miredo is run as a server from the command line:
>>>
>>> /usr/sbin/miredo
>>>
>>> The man page says the signal SIGTERM stops the server.
>>>
>>> How do I send SIGTERM to the server?  Or SIGHUP, as I want to make a 
>>> change to the config file.
>>>
>>>
>>> And once I get this as I want it, how do I run it at system boot?
>> You will have to make a sys V init script for it. You can probably use 
>> an existing script and edit it to suit your program, or there is 
>> example in /usr/share/doc/initscripts-xxxxxx directory that you should 
>> be able to hack at. That will also help you to get lock files and pid 
>> files going for it if you need them.
> Thanks.   Something else to learn.  I have been trying to document all 
> that I have been using (skipping what I have discarded, as I don't know 
> if I know it).
> 
> It has pid files:  /var/run/miredo.pid
> 
> How would I get lock files?

You create lock files as a simple way to not run a process more than one at a 
time.
>> The other choice is to add a line to /etc/rc.d/rc.local, but that 
>> won't give you control with the system command.
> I MUST include this in my docs.  I keep forgetting the file name.  This 
> will probably be good enough, as once I get it working, it will be an 
> auto start.  And less effort than the first point.
> 
Yes, rc.local will be easier to get the service running, but if you are 
creating something for distribution, service miredo restart can be easier for 
a noobie then kill -HUP (what was that pid# again?)

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