Just updated to 5.3-BETA7 -couple nits
w8hdkim at yahoo.com
Tue Oct 5 18:42:40 PDT 2004
--- Doug Barton <DougB at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 5 Oct 2004, 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
> You actually should not have ANY backquotes in rc.conf[.local], so
> either you're doing something that you shouldn't be, or you
> typed a stray backquote when trying to type something else. Either
> if you find the stray ` in your file somewhere, you should be well
> your way to fixing the problem.
mergemaster was run without editing any of rc.* so not sure
where the backquote came from and thanks BTW for the word on the
error message :)
> You can test this for yourself without rebooting by doing 'sh -x
> /etc/rc.conf'. If your file is "clean" you will get no errors, just
> list of variables being set.
Very muchly, thanks for taking the time to reply.
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