Nikos Vassiliadis nvass at
Thu Feb 16 05:57:26 PST 2006

On Wednesday 15 February 2006 03:14, Kurt Buff wrote:
> All,
> I've installed arpwatch-2.1.a13_2 on FBSD 6.0 (6.0-RELEASE #0 GENERIC
> I386), and it looks like it installed just fine.
> However, when I run the rc.d script (/usr/local/etc/rc.d/
> start) to start it, nothing happens, except that it echoes 'meuh' and
> then dies - I found that string in the script, so that seems to be
> working, as far as that goes.
> I'm wanting to accept defaults for the startup, so haven't edited the
> script, nor am I passing any arguments on the command line.
> Man arpwatch doesn't reveal anything to me - it's kinda terse, per usual.
> However, I am running ntop on the same box, if that makes a difference.
> Anyone out there knowledgable about this, and can tell me what goof I'm
> making?

Many packages use the ng startup scripts.

# Add the following lines to /etc/rc.conf to enable arpwatch:

from here:

HTH, Nikos

> Thanks,
> Kurt
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