start up scripts stopped working

Eric Zimmerman heli at
Mon Apr 14 15:49:44 UTC 2008

Jerry McAllister wrote:
>> to rc.conf i see things getting evaluated, but nothing is launched. this 
>> forces someone to log in locally to the machine and start openssh so i 
>> can get to the box.
> Are there startup scripts for these things in rc.d?
> Putting something in rc.conf is only setting a flag or value
> that scripts read up to see if they should run or not and what
> values to run with.   Nothing actually starts (or shouldn't) from
> the rc.conf file.
> ////jerry
yes, the files are in the rc.d directory and start up properly when i 
issue the commands manually (ie #/usr/local/etc/rc.d/dovecot start).

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