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Old 04-21-2005, 05:17 AM   #1
Virak
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Question I'm having trouble with two things...


#1 In the slackware setup, I accidentally configured it to run mysqld (or something similar) on startup. Is it possible to remove this?
#2 Linux doesn't seem to be detecting my CD-RW/DVD-R writer, although I installed slackware using it, and it worked perfectly at the time.
 
Old 04-21-2005, 05:24 AM   #2
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just su to root and type pkgtool in your terminal. Go to setup and then services, u will see all the services being listed and there is an astericks at mysql, so just <space bar> then ok it. your mysql services will not run on your next boot.
 
Old 04-21-2005, 05:24 AM   #3
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1) As root: you can run pkgtool, goto Setup -> services and unselect mysql, or simply make the startup file not executable by doing:
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 chmod -x /etc/rc.d/rc.mysqld
2) Type:
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 dmesg | grep hd
And see if you can find it there, then modify /etc/fstab to suit your needs, if you see it's hdb then simply modify your /etc/fstab to something like:
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/dev/hdb         /mnt/cdrom       auto     noauto,users,ro  0   0
 
Old 04-21-2005, 05:28 AM   #4
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Thanks for the help!

Last edited by Virak; 04-21-2005 at 05:37 AM.
 
  


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