auto restarting a daemon process with RHEL's init system

Byron Clark byron at
Tue Jun 30 14:16:42 MDT 2009

On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 02:00:50PM -0600, Michael Torrie wrote:
> Are there any existing solutions?  A cron watchdog seems a little crude
> to me (and has no knowledge of runlevels)  I also know how to use
> /etc/inittab, but that seems a little crude (and harder to maintain).

Not included in RHEL5, but daemon[1] should work well.


Byron Clark

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