> -----Original Message-----
> From: [email protected]
> [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of Gaddis, Jeremy L.
> Sent: Friday, December 22, 2006 10:05 AM
> To: General Red Hat Linux discussion list
> Subject: Re: Apache Server (Oracle)
> On 12/22/06, mark <[email protected]> wrote:
> > Actually, speaking of Oracle, and startup scripts, anyone know what
> > the correct runlevel is to start Oracle - 1? 2? 3?
> Um, whichever runlevel you're running in? There is no right or wrong.
> I may very well be wrong, but I believe Red Hat defaults to
> runlevel 5. For my servers, I always either 1) change this
> to runlevel 3, or
> 2) disable the startup of X11 in the default runlevel. A
> quick check shows a number of my servers at runlevel 3.
> If you want Oracle to startup automatically after the server
> boots up, you'll want to enable startup for whatever your
> default runlevel is (which can be found in /etc/inittab).
I've always used run-levels as the following:
2: multi-user (stand-alone)
3: multi-user (networked)
5: X applications
I've actually never used 4 myself, but I guess somebody can customize it to
a combination of 3 and 5.
So I guess oracle can be used anywhere from 2 to 5 but I usually set it to
345 since I consider runlevel 3 the first server level. Runlevel 2 was the
standard (and topmost) runlevel 20 years ago when things like NFS were not
DISCLAIMER: I am no longer an IT professional and would defer to the current
professionals on the list.
That's my take,
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