Trying to create init script
paul at city-fan.org
Mon Nov 21 13:19:23 UTC 2005
Kanwar Ranbir Sandhu wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> Currently, I start a proprietary map application from /etc/rc.local,
> which works fine. I would now like to use chkconfig to manage the app,
> so an init script is in order. However, the app doesn't create it's own
> PID, so using "daemon" in the init script does not work - it won't fork!
> I've googled around to try to figure out how to get around this, but I
> haven't found many tips. I did locate some helpful hints, such as this:
> http://www.tildeslash.com/monit/doc/faq.php (question #3)
> But, it's still not working quite right: the app doesn't go into the
> I haven't done this before, so I am fumbling around a bit. I'd
> appreciate any tips, or pointers to online help.
> BTW, I'm attempting this on a Fedora Core 4 system, though I'm sure in
> this case the Fedora version doesn't really matter.
I had the same problem when creating initscripts for the bittorrent
package in Fedora Extras.
for what I ended up with.
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