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Old 01-17-2007, 04:42 PM   #1
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difference between "service smb restart" and "/etc/rc.d/init.d/smb"


What is the difference between
service smb restart
and
/etc/rc.d/init.d/smb restart?
 
Old 01-17-2007, 05:17 PM   #2
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I've never seen /etc/rc.d/init.d/smb restart, but /etc/init.d/smb restart. In any case, the point is that both effectively do the same thing, but the "service" way is more Red-Hat oriented, whereas /etc/init.d is used more by Debian and derivatives. Both restart the SMB service through the distributions init scripts.
 
  


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