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Old 10-22-2003, 09:09 PM   #1
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creating symbolic link for samba

brand new to linux. i am running redhat 9... i want samba to start on boot, i boot at run level 3... how do i set up a symbolic link to start samba??

also what does the s90 mean on some of the links already in the rc3.d directory?

thanks for the anticipated help
Old 10-22-2003, 09:31 PM   #2
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If you allready have a samba startup script in your /etc/init.d -directory,
then the symbolic link can be made by 'ln -s target name_of_your_link'. The first
letter in the symbolic link is either S(start) or K(kill), which means that the service in question
is either started or stoped. The numbering is used to determine the start order.

For more information, see for example boot-scripts project.
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You can also use /sbin/chkconfig --level 3 samba on


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