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Date:      Fri, 18 Nov 2005 21:15:25 +0100
From:      martinko <>
Subject:   Re: starting services?
Message-ID:  <dllcot$4ca$>
In-Reply-To: <>
References:  <000001c5eb7d$240a47a0$d1c88a45@picklepie> <>

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Gerry Freymann wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Nov 2005 08:45:14 -0500
> "Lonnie Cumberland" <> wrote:
>>I have just installed the Samba3 via the packages in the
>>/stand/sysinstall but am not clear on how to start the daemon.  I have
>>had a lot of experience with Linux but have not learned a lot about
>>FreeBSD yet and am working on it.
>  Welcome to FreeBSD. You didn't mention what version you are using, so I
> can only speak definitively on v4.
>  If you installed via the ports/packages, it should have dropped a start
> up script in /usr/local/etc/rc.d (which is where a lot of the start
> up/shut down scripts go for various programs).
>  You may have something in there called If you copy it or
> rename it to it will automatically start and stop samba for you
> as needed.
>  If you manually want to do this, you *must* use the full path to the
> script:
> /usr/local/etc/rc.d/ start | stop
>  You should find what you need in /usr/local/etc/rc.d

i wonder why i cannot start for instance ssh with
/etc/rc.d/sshd start
but i always have to use
/etc/rc.d/sshd forcestart
and similarly for stop, status, etc.

any ideas pls ??



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