On Sat, 2008-04-12 at 09:49, hiram wrote:
> Hi Jim!
> Yep, that's exactly what I meant, I change to directory "/etc/init.d/" and
> from the root shell prompt "#" I write:
> spamassassin restart
> But it seems that it wants to process the file "restart", instead of
> understanding the option restart.

You should be using the command

service spamassassin restart

Root can run "service" from any current working directory. If you read
the /etc/init.d/spamassassin script you'll see that it expects am
argument telling it whether you want to start/stop/restart spamassassin
or to check its running status.