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rcstart -- use rc.d(8) scripts conveniently
rcstart [-vnpslh] [services]
The rcstart script was written to give easier access to init scripts in
the rc.d(8) folders. The parameter given to those scripts is its own name
minus the 'rc' prefix. Different parameters are realized by creating
The following aliases are available:
rcstart rcstatus rcstop rcrestart
Use services that have service_enable="yes" set.
rconestart rconestatus rconestop rconerestart
Use services that do not have service_enable="yes" set.
The following options are available:
Be verbose after this parameter.
Do not be verbose after this parameter.
Display the paths that are scanned for init scripts.
Display all available services.
Following this parameter scripts will not be executed, but their
location will be printed until -n or -v appear.
Displays the available options.
A service is provided by an init script in an rc.d folder. The
name of the service provided by an rc.d script can be identified
through the PROVIDE keyword.
The services parameter is treated as a regular expression by the
To restart all SQL servers simply run:
If the servers have no respective entries in /etc/make.conf, the command
has to look like this:
The script has been tested on FreeBSD 7.2-PRERELEASE.
The rcstart script first appeared in the bsdadminscripts-0.9 collection.
Dominic Fandrey <firstname.lastname@example.org>
DragonFly 5.1 April 23, 2009 DragonFly 5.1