Subject: Re: rc.d (Was Re: run levels (was Re: The new rc.d stuff...))
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Brown <email@example.com>
Date: 04/26/2000 13:48:05
>> 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
the correct solution here would be to have a cron job that checks to
see if the metadaemon is running and if not, starts it.
cron would, of course, be from from the metadaemon. :)
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