What's the difference between running a program as a daemon and forking it into background with '&'?
What are the practical differences from a sysadmin point of view when deploying services on a unix based system?
I have a Debian machine that gets warnings (via the Tiger automatic auditor) that rcp.statd is listening on such-and-such socket. Googling shows rpc.statd is a daemon used by NFS. As far as I know, ...
I normally use service start/stop or initctl start/stop to start or stop a daemon process but now what I am looking for is to disable a daemon process from starting at startup example mysqld. ...