[CentOS] Samba

Steve Huff shuff at vecna.org
Thu Mar 29 17:40:01 UTC 2007

On Mar 29, 2007, at 1:19 PM, John R Pierce wrote:

> Dave K wrote:
>> Okay, I had to go refresh my memory.  The command "chkconfig swat on"
>> edits /etc/xinetd.d/swat to change the "disable" option,...
> whoa.     Would someone care to explain how that works to me??   I  
> thought chkconfig strictly worked off the service files in /etc/ 
> rc.d/init.d  and there's no file `swat`...  The man page on  
> chkconfig in centos4 only talks about the init.d services, no  
> mention of xinetd ...  the man page on system-config-services DOES  
> mention xinetd but doesn't give any clue how it works.   man system- 
> config.services references /usr/share/serviceconf/* but I don't see  
> any such directory.

chkconfig also knows how to activate/deactivate files in /etc/ 
xinetd.d.  it does so by removing (or adding) the "disable = yes"  
line from the service stanza and then HUPing xinetd.


If this were played upon a stage now, I could condemn it as an  
improbable fiction. - Fabian, Twelfth Night, III,v

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