/etc/rc.conf not getting parsed ...

Joseph Koshy joseph.koshy at gmail.com
Mon Apr 30 09:16:20 UTC 2007

wa> None of my services are being started from /etc/rc.conf. I am manually
wa> having to start them. Can anyone please suggest how to debug why this
wa> has just started to occur ?

Use the "-x" option supported by "/bin/sh" to debug.  E.g.,

  # sh -x /etc/rc.d/lpd start
  ... lots of output elided ...
  + checkyesno lpd_enable
  + eval _value=$lpd_enable
  + _value=NO
  + debug checkyesno: lpd_enable is set to NO.
  + return 1
  + return 0

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