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#! /bin/sh
### BEGIN INIT INFO
# Provides: redis-server
# Required-Start: $syslog
# Required-Stop: $syslog
# Should-Start: $local_fs
# Should-Stop: $local_fs
# Default-Start: 2 3 4 5
# Default-Stop: 0 1 6
# Short-Description: redis-server - Persistent key-value db
# Description: redis-server - Persistent key-value db
### END INIT INFO
REDIS_BASE=/usr/local
PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin
DAEMON=$REDIS_BASE/bin/redis-server
DAEMON_ARGS=$REDIS_BASE/etc/redis.conf
NAME=redis-server
DESC=redis-server
PIDFILE=/var/run/redis.pid
USER=root
GROUP=root
test -x $DAEMON || exit 0
test -x $DAEMONBOOTSTRAP || exit 0
set -e
case "$1" in
start)
echo -n "Starting $DESC: "
touch $PIDFILE
chown $USER:$GROUP $PIDFILE
if start-stop-daemon --start -b --quiet --umask 007 --pidfile $PIDFILE --chuid $USER:$GROUP --exec $DAEMON -- $DAEMON_ARGS
then
echo "$NAME."
else
echo "failed"
fi
;;
stop)
echo -n "Stopping $DESC: "
if start-stop-daemon --stop --retry 10 --quiet --oknodo --pidfile $PIDFILE --exec $DAEMON
then
echo "$NAME."
else
echo "failed"
fi
rm -f $PIDFILE
;;
restart|force-reload)
${0} stop
${0} start
;;
status)
COUNT=$(ps aux|grep [r]edis-server|wc -l)
if [ $COUNT -gt 0 ]; then
echo "$NAME is running"
else
echo "$NAME is not running"
fi
;;
*)
echo "Usage: /etc/init.d/$NAME {start|stop|restart|force-reload}" >&2
exit 1
;;
esac
exit 0
Owner

till commented Apr 7, 2011

changelog:

  • added $REDIS_BASE and corrected the path (redis is installed in /usr/local from source)
  • made user and group running redis a parameter
  • fixed "start" call: added -b (for background)
  • added "status"
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