My query is that how can i make apache boot at startup of RHL 9. I downloaded apache 2.0.50 and its installed in lets say /home/usr/apache2/bin.I think i should do the following:
ln -s /home/usr/apache2/bin/httpd /etc/rc3.d/init.d/httpd
ln -s /etc/rc.d/init.d/httpd /etc/rc.d/rc3.d/httpd
ln -s /etc/rc.d/init.d/httpd /etc/rc.d/rc5.d/httpd
Now when i try making these soft links,after executing the first command i get the error:
ln :`/etc/rc.d/init.d/httpd`: file exists
which is correct in fact.But this is the file for the Apache version which came as default with RHL 9.I want to start the version 2.0.50 which i downloaded and installed manually.How can i do that? I tried renaming the original httpd file as httpd1 and then trying the above written commands and they worked but in fact apache 2.0.50 still didnt start up.Any advices will be highly appreciated.