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Node-Red Init.d Script - Updated
#! /bin/sh
# Starts and stops Node-RED
# /etc/init.d/node-red
### BEGIN INIT INFO
# Provides: node-red
# Required-Start: $syslog
# Required-Stop: $syslog
# Default-Start: 2 3 4 5
# Default-Stop: 0 1 6
# Short-Description: Node-RED initialisation
### END INIT INFO
# Note: this runs as the user called pi
PIDFILE=/var/run/nodered.pid
#Load up node red when called
case "$1" in
start)
echo "Starting Node-Red.."
su -l pi -c "cd node-red; screen -dmS red node --max-old-space-size=64 red.js
echo `screen -ls red | sed -n '2p' | cut -f1 -d.` > $PIDFILE
# or
#nohup node --max-old-space-size=128 red.js > /var/log/node-red.log &
#echo $! > $PIDFILE
;;
stop)
echo "Stopping Node-Red.."
su -l pi -c "screen -S red -X quit"
# or
#kill `cat $PIDFILE`
rm -f $PIDFILE
;;
restart)
echo "Restarting Node-Red.."
$0 stop
$0 start
;;
*)
echo "Usage: $0 {start|stop|restart}"
exit 1
esac
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