/usr/local/etc/rc.d running twice.

Rob MacGregor freebsd.macgregor at blueyonder.co.uk
Sat Jan 31 02:11:47 PST 2004

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-current at freebsd.org 
> I don't know precisely when it happened, but I recently cvsup'd to
> -CURRENT, made a kernel and world, and then ran mergemaster ...
> ... and /usr/local/etc/rc.d runs twice at bootup.  Certain things that
> create pid files (like postgresql) fail the second time their script
> is run, but other things (like faxd and faxq form hylafax) end up with
> two copies running.
> I've investigated, and the scripts in question require a 'start'
> argument before they do anything.
> Is this known?  Is there a fix for this?

Read /usr/src/UPDATING, where you'll find the answer.


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