How to not start syslogd
jeffrey at goldmark.org
Mon Dec 31 17:42:02 PST 2007
On Dec 31, 2007, at 9:13 AM, DAve wrote:
> Jeffrey Goldberg wrote:
>> Yep. It was a typo. I should let this be a reminder to always
>> copy and
>> paste such things into email instead of retyping.
> Small hint shown to me many years ago when enabling things in rc.conf.
> If I want to startup ipfilter for example (trimmed to avoid wrapping).
> bash-2.05b# cat /etc/defaults/rc.conf | grep ^ipfilter
> Returns the following,
> ipfilter_enable="NO" # Set to YES to enable ipfilter
> ipfilter_program="/sbin/ipf" # where the ipfilter program lives
> ipfilter_rules="/etc/ipf.rules" # rules definition file for ipfilter,
> ipfilter_flags="" # additional flags for ipfilter
> If it looks like what you want then write it into your running
> cat /etc/defaults/rc.conf | grep ^ipfilter >> /etc/rc.conf
> Then you can edit to enable, add flags, etc. Cures the typos.
Thank you! That is a very nice tip.
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