slpd must run on your system if you
want to offer services. It is not necessary to
start this daemon simply to make service inquiries.
Like most system services in SUSE Linux, the
slpd daemon is controlled by means of a
separate init script.
The daemon is inactive by default. To activate it for
the duration of a session, run
root to start it and
stop to stop
it. Perform a restart or status check with
slpd should be active by default, run
automatically includes slpd in the set
of services to start when a system boots.