Gentoo Linux also uses a script to enable or disable services during boot-up. The name of the script is
rc-update. Gentoo has three default run levels. They are –
- default and
How to enable a service
Lets set Apache web server to start in the default runlevel.
# rc-update add apache2 default
How to disable a service
To remove the web server, use the
del option as follows.
# rc-update del apache2
List all running services
To list all the running services at your run level and check their status, you use the
# rc-status --all