Couldn't stop Freeradius server on Debian!!

lmyho lm_yho at
Tue Apr 4 20:27:58 CEST 2006

Thanks Peter!  Please see below:

--- Peter Nixon <listuser at> wrote:

> On Tue 04 Apr 2006 20:17, lmyho wrote:
> > Dear All,
> >
> > I installed freeradius 1.1.0-1 on a debian system (2.6.15-1-686, etch) 2
> > days ago, via "aptitude install".  The radius server started well
> > automatically and each time when the system booting. But when I wanted to
> > stop it for some test on my modified configuration files, I got trouble to
> > stop the server!  I tried to stop the server using command: 'freeradius
> > stop'
> "/etc/init.d/freeradius stop" works fine on Debian as you would expect. You 
> appear to be directly calling the freeradius binary however which unlike the 
> init script doesn't have a stop (or start) option.
No, "/etc/init.d/freeradius stop" doesn't work! Please see the screen output for my
just trying:
Debian:/etc/init.d# freeradius stop
Tue Apr  4 12:20:48 2006 : Info: Starting - reading configuration files ...
You can see that the command I gave was correct as you indicated, but the result is
starting... :(

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