Re: Disabling inetd altogether?
> Then I think
> # update-rc.d -f inetd remove
> is the neater solution.
Actually, no. While that'd work, the next package upgrade will restore
the symlinks. You want to leave the K links alone, and just disable the
This is in the update-rc.d manpage:
If any files /etc/rcrunlevel.d/[SK]??name already exist then
update-rc.d does nothing. This is so that the system
administrator can rearrange the links, provided that they
leave at least one link remaining, without having their
There have already been discussions about adding support to update-rc.d
for administratively disabling services, but so far this is the best you
can do. AFAIK.
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