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can't start daemon tools automatically

Everytime I reboot the server, I need to manually start daemon tools by manually running the command svscanboot &. I've tried adding csh -cf '/command/svscanboot &' in /etc/rc.local and ...
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can't reset password from centos

I lost the root password. So I modified /etc/shadow and also changed '/etc/inittab' file to access single user mode. But both didn't work. It asked me for a password that I don't have. Why updating ...
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chkconfig vs /etc/inittab

I had a look at what chkconfig and /etc/inittab - from what I could see both does the same something. If I am wrong, what is the different and which one I should use for specific requirement?
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(ubuntu) How to kill a respawn service

I like to respawn a service when the service goes down. I have added it to inittab however I cannot kill it when i need to. Is there away i can respawn a service however be able to kill it manually ...
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/etc/inittab respawn script migrating from RHEL/CentOS 5.x to 6.x

I have a non-forking perl script running as a TCP-sockets daemon (this script is a backend for a multiplayer game) in CentOS 5.7. It is being started and respawned by /etc/inittab: ...
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Restarting a Perl-script (socket daemon) from /etc/inittab

I run a small multiplayer card game with around 500 users at peak times: The client is in Flash and the server is in Perl. The Perl server binds to port 8080, i.e. only 1 instance of it can be ...
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init.d script not working … but the command works if I execute it in the console

I have a command that is working fine if I executed it from the command line ... but when I put it in an init.d script it wont's start (well .. it starts but have a behavior different from that when ...
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agetty IPMI serial console on RHEL respawning too fast

I have a dell poweredge 2970 server with a serial console over ip enabled on the first ethernet. The server with Red Hat enteprise 5.4 is configured to have console over ttyS1 in grub ...
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(CeontOS) How to respawn lighttpd & MySQL in “/etc/inittab”

I need to manually create auto-respawning for lighttpd & MySQL to make sure it running all time But what is the code to put in /etc/inittab? thanks
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Start up a process before I log in? (linux)

I want to start up synergy on my suse box (gnome) automatically before (preferably, or after) I log in. How do I do this? I am a major Linux newbie and I tried writing the below on the last line of ...
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Using inittab to ensure sshd (and other important items) are still running — any drawbacks?

Having managed to kill sshd on a remote machine (by running a script which used all available memory in the machine, oops...) which I have no access to other than visiting the hosting for[1], I was ...
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Change Run Level

I always forget how to do this, how to I change the inittab run level of a server/daemon?