Strange message: --: not found

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Sat Jun 14 18:12:09 PDT 2003

In the last episode (Jun 14), P. U. Kruppa said:
> I have to admit I have been playing around with NIS/NFS . Everything
> seems to work fine, but I keep receiving messages like this:
> 		-------------------------------------------
> Date: Sat, 14 Jun 2003 21:00:00 GMT
> From: Cron Daemon <operator at>
> To: operator at
> Subject: Cron <operator at small> /usr/libexec/save-entropy
> --: not found

Check to make sure you don't have a typo domewhere in /etc/rc.conf;
save-entropy reads it and so does the bootup process.  You can probably
debug it further by running "sh -x /usr/libexec/save-entropy", which
should tell you exactly the line that's generating that error.
	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

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