[CentOS] Re: Stopping a server not controled by service
ssilva at sgvwater.com
Tue Jul 15 22:00:41 UTC 2008
on 7-15-2008 2:36 PM Robert Moskowitz spake the following:
> Scott Silva wrote:
>> 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:
>>>>> 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.
> I was asking how I make/control a lock file when the rpm provides a
> binary run module and the man page does not mention a lock file. How do
> I find out if there is a lock file? How do I get one working? Do I
> necessarily need one, perhaps the binary determines its running status
> before trying to start a second copy? Actually, I think I discovered
> that miredo will not start a second copy, oops.
>>>> 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?)
> Miredo comes from sourceforge. Fortunately, I do not have to create
Here is an easier option.
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