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rc.eselect

Section: eselect (5)
Updated: June 2009
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NAME

rc.eselect - Runlevel configuration module  

SYNOPSIS

eselect rc [help|usage|version]
eselect rc add script [runlevel...]
eselect rc delete script [runlevel...]
eselect rc list [runlevel]
eselect rc pause script [script...]
eselect rc restart script [script...]
eselect rc show [runlevel...]
eselect rc start script [script...]
eselect rc stop script [script...]  

DESCRIPTION

eselect is Gentoo's configuration and management tool. It features modules that care for the individual administrative tasks.  

ACTION: ADD

eselect rc add script [runlevel...]
Add script to given runlevels. If no runlevel is given, this action will add script to the default runlevel.

# eselect rc add local default nonetwork notexisting
Adding local to following runlevels
  default                   [done]
  nonetwork                 [skipped]
  notexisting               [invalid]

The result-tags are as following

[done]
script successfully added to runlevel.
[failed]
script could not be added to runlevel.
[skipped]
script already part of runlevel.
[invalid]
runlevel is not existing.
 

ACTION: DELETE

eselect rc delete script [runlevel...]
Delete script from given runlevels. If no runlevel is given, this action will delete script from the default runlevel.

# eselect rc delete local nonetwork notexisting
Deleting local from following runlevels
  nonetwork                 [done]
  notexisting               [invalid]

The result-tags are as following

[done]
script successfully deleted from runlevel
[failed]
script could not be deleted from runlevel.
[skipped]
script not part of runlevel.
[invalid]
runlevel is not existing.
 

ACTION: LIST

eselect rc list [runlevel]
Display an ordered list of init scripts that belong to runlevel. In case that no runlevel is given, this action will list all scripts from /etc/init.d/.

# eselect rc list default
Init scripts to be started by runlevel default
  cupsd
  local
  metalog
  net.eth0
  netmount
  powernowd
  sshd
  vixie-cron
  xdm
  xfs  

ACTION: PAUSE

eselect rc pause script [script...]
Pause the given set of init scripts.

# eselect rc pause net.eth0

 * Stopping eth0
 *   Bringing down eth0
 *     Shutting down eth0 ...  

ACTION: RESTART

eselect rc restart script [script...]
Restart the given set of init scripts.

# eselect rc restart sshd
Restarting init script
 * ERROR:  "local" has not yet been started.
 * Stopping sshd ...                                            [ ok ]  

ACTION: SHOW

eselect rc show [runlevel...]
Show init scripts that belong to runlevel and list them together with their status. If no runlevel is given, list the scripts from the current runlevel. With options --all or --unused the scripts of all runlevels or the scripts not assigned to any runlevel are shown, respectively.

# eselect rc show
Status of init scripts in runlevel "default"
  cupsd                     [started]
  local                     [started]
  metalog                   [started]
  net.eth0                  [started]
  netmount                  [started]
  powernowd                 [started]
  sshd                      [stopped]
  vixie-cron                [started]
  xdm                       [started]

The status flags are as following

[started]
script has been successfully run.
[stopped]
script has manually been stopped.
[starting]
script is starting.
[stopping]
script stop has been ordered, but it has not ceased yet.
[inactive]
script has started, but is inactive.
[unknown]
script is part of runlevel, but its status is not known.
 

ACTION: START

eselect rc start script [script...]
Starts the given set of init scripts manually, regardless of the current runlevel.

# eselect rc start local sshd
Restarting init script
 * Starting local ...                                           [ ok ]
 * WARNING:  "sshd" has already been started.  

ACTION: STOP

eselect rc restart script [script...]
Restarts the given set of init scripts.

# eselect rc restart sshd
Restarting init script
 * ERROR:  "local" has not yet been started.
 * Stopping sshd ...                                            [ ok ]  

AUTHOR

Danny van Dyk <kugelfang@gentoo.org>  

SEE ALSO

eselect(1)  

REVISION

$Id: rc.eselect.5 812 2011-03-15 14:51:32Z ulm $


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
ACTION: ADD
ACTION: DELETE
ACTION: LIST
ACTION: PAUSE
ACTION: RESTART
ACTION: SHOW
ACTION: START
ACTION: STOP
AUTHOR
SEE ALSO
REVISION

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