Just updated to 5.3-BETA7 -couple nits

Ruslan Ermilov ru at FreeBSD.org
Tue Oct 5 06:50:02 PDT 2004

On Tue, Oct 05, 2004 at 06:33:20AM -0700, Kim Culhan wrote:
> >From the couple small nits dept..
> After running mergemaster and rebooting, the boot hung with:
> /etc/defaults/rc.conf: 517: Syntax error: EOF in backquote
> substitution
> rc.conf had only 516 lines soo.. was there an embedded
> EOF char in the file not visible with vi ?
> Installed a previous rc.conf, including the diffs from
> the beta7 rc.conf: rc.conf,v and all is well.
Maybe mergemaster(8) did something bad for you, but it's
really hard to say without having a look at problematic

> Also, there is an installation of postfix on this system
> which starts at boot.
> There is no startup script in /usr/local/etc/rc.d nor
> anything in /etc/rc.conf to start postfix, or anything
> in /etc/rc.local soo.. how can it start ?
See mailer.conf(5).

Ruslan Ermilov
ru at FreeBSD.org
FreeBSD committer
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