FreeBSD Port: smartmontools-5.26_1

michael johnson ahze at
Wed Mar 31 21:33:58 PST 2004

On Apr 1, 2004, at 12:15 AM, Aaron Jacobs wrote:

> Hello, I see you are the maintainer of the smartmontools port for 
> FreeBSD.  It's sort of a stupid issue, but I wanted to let you know 
> that as packaged the script installed in 
> /usr/local/etc/rc.d/ doesn't work on boot-up.  You need to add the 
> path to the smartd executable in front of the command or the system 
> cannot find it during boot time.  Perhaps it would be good to add a 
> prefix variable to the script?
> Just wanted to let you know,
>    Aaron Jacobs

did you read pkg-message ?

To have smartd start at boot
         cp ${PREFIX}/etc/rc.d/ 
         chmod 555 ${PREFIX}/etc/rc.d/


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