Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 220144
/etc/init.d/ypserv status reports wrong status
Last modified: 2015-01-07 19:15:18 EST
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Description of problem:
No matter ypserv is started or stopped, "/etc/init.d/ypserv status" always returns status '0'.
I find that it can be fixed by adding a line in /etc/init.d/ypserv:
The line "RETVAL=$?" should be added after "status ypserv".
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Stop ypserv by command "service ypserv stop"
2. Run "service ypserv status"
3. Run "echo $?"
0 is output
A non-zero number should be output
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