The Odoo server supports quite a few other options. We can check all available options with the
$ ./odoo.py --help
It's worth while to have an overview on the most important ones.
Most of the options can be saved in a configuration file. By default, Odoo will use the
.openerp-serverrc file in your home directory. Conveniently, there is also the
--save option to store the current instance configuration into that file:
$ ~/odoo-dev/odoo/odoo.py --save --stop-after-init # save configuration to file
Here we also used the
--stop-after-init option, to have the server stop after it finishes its actions. This option is often used when running tests or asking to run a module ...