[CentOS] replacement for start-stop-daemon on CentOS

Sun Apr 4 15:37:02 UTC 2010
Kwan Lowe <kwan.lowe at gmail.com>

On Sun, Apr 4, 2010 at 11:13 AM, Timothy Kesten <centos-lst at gmx.de> wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> I'd like to use  "start-stop-daemon" on my centos-machine.
> I know , it's debian-like.
> But I can't find "startproc" on my machine nor in the repos.
> What is the CentOS-replacement for "start-stop-daemon"?

There's no real equivalent, but the "service" command is the main
method of starting/stopping processes/daemons.  In itself it doesn't
do what the start-stop-daemon does, but the scripts associated with
the service utility can be customized to mimic some similar functions.