Subject: Re: rc.d (Was Re: run levels (was Re: The new rc.d stuff...))
To: None <>
From: Aaron J. Grier <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/25/2000 23:19:12
On Mon, Apr 24, 2000 at 11:11:38AM -0400, Perry E. Metzger wrote:

> The only real advantage of a metadaemon is it lets you automatically
> restart daemons that crash, but in my opinion, that's a crock. You
> should make sure the daemons don't crash in the first place. Sure
> enough, under NetBSD and similar systems, it is very rare to see
> daemons crash, but under AIX, it happened all the time...

ah, but is there a metametadaemon to make sure the metadaemon doesn't


  Aaron J. Grier | "Not your ordinary poofy goof." |