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Old 09-11-2009, 06:37 AM   #1
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bash: ntsysv: command not found


whenever i try to run ntsysv command as root it gives following error in CentOS 5.3
Code:
bash: ntsysv: command not found
 
Old 09-11-2009, 06:45 AM   #2
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You simply don't have the package ntsysv installed. Search and install it using Add/Remove Software or
Code:
yum install ntsysv
from the command line. Note that you don't need an additional interface to configure runlevels. You can do the same using the Services Configuration Tool accessible from the menu System --> Administration --> Services, unless you really need the console application.

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Old 09-11-2009, 08:32 AM   #3
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You simply don't have the package ntsysv installed. Search and install it using Add/Remove Software or
Code:
yum install ntsysv
from the command line. Note that you don't need an additional interface to configure runlevels. You can do the same using the Services Configuration Tool accessible from the menu System --> Administration --> Services, unless you really need the console application.
i connect via SSH

Code:
[root@localhost admin]# yum install ntsysv
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * base: ftp.linux.org.tr
 * updates: ftp.linux.org.tr
 * addons: ftp.linux.org.tr
 * extras: ftp.linux.org.tr
base                                                                                                                                  | 1.1 kB     00:00
updates                                                                                                                               |  951 B     00:00
addons                                                                                                                                |  951 B     00:00
extras                                                                                                                                | 1.1 kB     00:00
Setting up Install Process
Parsing package install arguments
Package ntsysv-1.3.30.1-2.i386 already installed and latest version
Nothing to do
[root@localhost admin]# ntsysv
bash: ntsysv: command not found
[root@localhost admin]#
 
Old 09-11-2009, 08:37 AM   #4
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Ok. Maybe a PATH problem. First check where the binary executable has been installed. Here is what I get on my system
Code:
# rpm -ql ntsysv | grep bin
/usr/sbin/ntsysv
then check if the directory is in the root's PATH. As a temporary workaround you can run the ntsysv command using absolute path:
Code:
# /usr/sbin/ntsysv
 
Old 09-11-2009, 08:38 AM   #5
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Hi,

what does
Code:
which ntsysv
say to you?

Probably ntsysv is not in your path. In my CentOS 5.3 installation it is located in /usr/sbin.
 
Old 09-11-2009, 08:43 AM   #6
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can't you use chkconfig instead?
 
Old 09-12-2009, 04:10 AM   #7
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Ok. Maybe a PATH problem. First check where the binary executable has been installed. Here is what I get on my system
Code:
# rpm -ql ntsysv | grep bin
/usr/sbin/ntsysv
then check if the directory is in the root's PATH. As a temporary workaround you can run the ntsysv command using absolute path:
Code:
# /usr/sbin/ntsysv
i run it as /usr/sbin/ntsysv but before this (in Centos5.2) i can run it just write ntsysv.

why does it run like such ?
 
Old 09-12-2009, 05:57 AM   #8
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why does it run like such ?
As I already mentioned, maybe it is a PATH problem. Check it out. It may depend on the command you issued to login as root: if you used su from another user's console, maybe you missed the argument - (hyphen). If you omit the hyphen, root will inherit the user's environment, PATH included, without /sbin and /usr/sbin in it.
Code:
[user@localhost ~]$ su
Password:
[root@localhost ~]# echo $PATH
/usr/local/bin:/bin:/usr/bin:/home/user/bin
[root@localhost ~]# exit
[user@localhost ~]$ su -
Password:
[root@localhost ~]# echo $PATH
/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/root/bin
 
Old 09-12-2009, 08:13 AM   #9
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http://home.roadrunner.com/~computer...su/rhpath.html
 
Old 09-12-2009, 09:35 AM   #10
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i can dir via echo $PATH

And how can i list installation directory for example i installed mysql and php and apache how can i see htdocs (public_html) dir. or mysql installation dir ? (lik echo $PATH)
 
Old 09-12-2009, 01:03 PM   #11
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And how can i list installation directory for example i installed mysql and php and apache how can i see htdocs (public_html) dir. or mysql installation dir ? (lik echo $PATH)
A useful command is whereis, to list the locations where the executables and the manual pages ar installed, e.g.
Code:
whereis mysql
If you want to see where a package has copied (that is installed) its files, you can simply use the very powerful rpm command:
Code:
rpm -ql mysql
You can grep the results to see specific sections:
Code:
rpm -ql mysql | grep bin      # for executables
rpm -ql mysql | grep doc      # for the htdocs and so on...
While you will use yum to install and search available packages (since it manages dependencies and keeps the packages database updated), rpm has many useful options at hand. Just an example: if you want to see what package has provided a specific file, you can do
Code:
rpm -qf /path/to/file
 
  


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