Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 237779
Wrong init script
Last modified: 2014-02-10 18:01:56 EST
Description of problem:
The following code exits from the script with error code 0 even when the service
is not correctly started.
if [ "$NETWORKING" = "no" ]
It also disables the invocation of status command, which should be executable
all the time. Also there are minor errors in other non-zero error codes.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. disable networking
2. service arpwatch status
nothing is displayed, 0 is returned
correct status of the service is returned
When fixing this bug, please obbey our init script guidelines and be sure that
status command is run correctly.
Our guidelines are on following two pages:
For an example of the script that returns the error codes correctly and always
runs status see:
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