syslogd starting before IPv6 network is up

Bjoern A. Zeeb bzeeb-lists at
Sat May 23 19:00:15 UTC 2009

On Sat, 23 May 2009, Nicolas Blais wrote:

> I migrated one of my 8-CURRENT (Thu May 21) box to IPv6 and since then, I
> get the following message at boot:
> and syslogd obviously fails to start. Apparently this problem has been
> reported before, but no actual solution other than start syslogd from
> rc.local was given.

It's theoretically the same issue with IPv6 + pf, etc.  BUT (se
further down)

> Here's my rcorder /etc/rc.d/* if it helps:
> /etc/rc.d/netif
> /etc/rc.d/ip6addrctl
> /etc/rc.d/atm2
> /etc/rc.d/pfsync
> /etc/rc.d/pflog
> /etc/rc.d/pf
> /etc/rc.d/ppp
> /etc/rc.d/routing
> /etc/rc.d/ip6fw
> /etc/rc.d/network_ipv6

^^^^^^ this needs to move up to around atm2.

> /etc/rc.d/syslogd

syslog comes later.

> Although it would seem syslogd should start after network_ipv6, it is not
> actually the case during the boot.

So do you have console output from rc?  Maybe turn on rc debugging and
see what's going on?


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