Login prompt when starting services after FreeBSD port install

Tillman Hodgson tillman at seekingfire.com
Tue May 4 12:41:01 PDT 2004

On Tue, May 04, 2004 at 12:02:42PM -0400, Robert Fitzpatrick wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-05-03 at 19:55, Tillman Hodgson wrote: 
> > Which part was right? :-)
> I had HEIMDAL_HOME set to /usr at one point when it seemed to not
> install correctly. After figuring out the issue, I set it to /usr/local.
> However, I think a deinstall must have removed those files.

That definitely sounds like the problem then.

> > Restoring your files can be done from a backup or from something like a
> > "make installworld"[1]. Rebuilding the port after cleaning up
> > /etc/make.conf can install the Heimdal port files in the "normal"
> > location.
> > 
> > Note that Heimdal is more-or-less integrated into FreeBSD already -- the
> > port isn't necessary (though it does provide some shiny bits over the
> > integrated version). See the Handbook chapter for details.[2]
> > 
> > 1. http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/makeworld.html
> Unfortunately, I only have a weeks worth of backup and this problem is
> older than that. Do I need to go through all the steps in this document
> or maybe just the section '21.4.1 The Canonical Way to Update Your
> System'?

If you've on a "release" install, and arent' following -stable or
-current, you might be able to get the files from your original
installation media.

> Thanks for your help...

No problem. I'm rather fond of Kerberos :-)


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