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1059Re: slimserver startup script available here!

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  • jackfikkers
    Jan 23, 2005
      --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "born_daniel"
      <born_daniel@y...> wrote:
      > Hello Daniel,
      Thanks for the script. I tried it right away, without any luck though.
      My slimserver.pl file resides in
      /usr/local/slimserver/SlimServer_v5.4.0 so that is what I changed in
      I can't find the "slimserver.conf" file in /etc. But I found a
      ".slimserver.pref" in /root. What does that one do?
      Furthermore the slimserver.log doesn't exist as well in /tmp.
      The /var/lock/subsys/slimserver and /etc/opt slim.disable are missing to.
      The symbolic links in rc2.d and rc6.d are there after I created them.

      I can still start the slimserver by typing:
      perl slimserver.pl after I cd to /usr/local/slimserver/SlimServer_v5.4.0

      So thanks for the help but I not there yet.
      It is probebly something silly I am overseeing but I'm not much of
      linux man yet. But I will get there somehow.


      > Jack,
      > I've added my own "slimstart" file to the files section. Please feel
      > free to use it and adapt it to your needs. Of course you will need
      > to change the directory paths to your own but it should be mostly
      > good.
      > If you copy this file in /etc/init.d (make sure it's in Unix
      > format...), then also create soft-links in the following directories:
      > in /etc/rc.d/rc2.d create a soft link named S80slimstart (ln -
      > s ../init.d/slimstart S80slimstart)
      > in /etc/rc.d/rc6.d create a soft link named K30slimstart (ln -
      > s ../init.d/slimstart K30slimstart)
      > This will take care of automatically starting and stopping the
      > slimserver when you boot-up/shutdown the LS (or Kuro!)
      > I also created a soft-link in /usr/local/bin (named slimstart) so I
      > can access this script from any location...
      > Now I've made this script very versatile because I plan to
      > (eventually) integrate its use into the LS' web interface.
      > If you just type slimstart with no arguments, it will give you the
      > list of arguments you can use:
      > {start|stop|restart|reload|status|enable|disable|isenabled}
      > start: standard way to start the slimserver. This is used when the
      > linkstation boots.
      > stop: standard way to stop the slimserver. This is used when the
      > linkstation shuts down.
      > restart/reload: simply does stop and then start. This is there for
      > compatibility purposes.
      > status: this will tell you if the slimserver was started with the
      > start/restart/reload command and if it is currently running (using
      > the 'ps' command). It returns an errorlevel and a text message.
      > enable: This will enable the slimserver to be started with the start
      > command (see disable).
      > disable: This allows to disable the loading of the slimserver by the
      > start command. This is usefull when you do not want it to be started
      > automatically when booting up the LS.
      > isenabled: Returns the status of the enable/disable setting. It
      > returns an errorlevel and a text message.
      > Here, hope this helps!
      > Daniel
      > P.S. I will copy this information in the "how-to" section as well...
      > --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "jackfikkers"
      > <jfikkers@h...> wrote:
      > >
      > > --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "ianlawton68"
      > > <ianlawton68@h...> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Thanks to Sam the Perl 5.8.5 release comiled for the LinkStation
      > has
      > > > been uploaded to my ftp site. If anyone requires access to them
      > > > please let me know and I will give you the login details.
      > > >
      > > > Thanks Sam!
      > > >
      > > > Ian
      > >
      > > Hello Ian,
      > >
      > > Is it still possible to get access to the Perl 5.8.5 release?
      > > If so, I like to have the details to login and download.
      > > I have the slimserver 5.4.0 up and running with Perl 5.6.1 and
      > would
      > > like to upgrade Perl.
      > > Another issue I'm struggling with is a startup script. I found a
      > lot
      > > of info already and I am using the "skeleton" in init.d to make it
      > > work but so far no luck.
      > > Thanks for all the info so far!
      > >
      > > Jack
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