Tag: start up services

Why is Apache not tied-up to Upstart?

Most servers I’ve installed on my Ubuntu 10.10 is controlled to start at boot (or during desired events) by upstart except for Apache. Why is it like that? MySQL will not work with BUM or chkconfig because that is the old way of controlling services. So does SSH (server) and a whole lot more. If…

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How to stop MySQL from running on boot

Wondering why MySQL server stubbornly kept on starting itself on boot although you turned it off on BUM (BootUp-Manager) or chkconfig? Well, stop wondering now! The file that controls MySQL to start on boot is located  in the /etc/init directory in a file aptly named mysql.conf. In order to stop the service from running again…

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