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On a Red Hat Linux Variant how may we control whether a service starts when the system boots
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by:Papertrip
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If there are valid rc links and an init script with at least start and stop options, then use chkconfig

chkconfig --list servicename
chkconfig servicename on
chkconfig servicename off

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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVE earned 500 total points
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You can use chkconfig or serviceconf (GUI).

To turn on MySQL service on boot:

chkconfig mysqld on

Or show all configured services":

chkconfig --list
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