Bug 54093 - add command line flag to *not* start pxe as a daemon
add command line flag to *not* start pxe as a daemon
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: pxe (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Elliot Lee
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-09-27 09:29 EDT by bruno
Modified: 2007-03-26 23:48 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-06-21 06:55:21 EDT
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Description bruno 2001-09-27 09:29:57 EDT
we'd like to see a flag added to the pxe server so it can run in the
foreground.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
pxe-0.1-23


Additional info:
we'd like to use the pxe server with xinetd.

since pxe immediately daemonizes itself after xinetd starts it, xinetd
thinks pxe has failed and will soon disable the service. also, daemonizing
doesn't allow xinetd to control the number of pxe instances currently
running.
Comment 1 Elliot Lee 2002-08-13 15:35:20 EDT
It appears that pxe is not run out of xinetd anymore, so your wish was granted at some 
point.

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