start up scripts stopped working

Eric Zimmerman heli at
Mon Apr 14 19:38:20 UTC 2008

Eric Zimmerman wrote:
> Frank Shute wrote:
>> I spotted a couple of things with your rc.conf that could be causing
>> you trouble:
>> 1) There are a lot of unquoted YES's for enabling services. I don't
>> know if that could screw thing's up but for form's sake, I'd try quoting
>> them and rebooting.
>> 2) You seem to have set your security level quite high. I can't find
>> where they are documented in 6.3 (in 7.0 under security(7)) but it
>> could be worth a try commenting out the securelevel lines and
>> rebooting and then setting your security level through sysctl (I
>> think you can do that).
> I will give this a whirl and see how it goes. I have never had issues 
> with the unquoted YES statements unless they are not balanced (i.e. 
> foo_enable=YES" or foo_enable="YES blows up), but I did quote everything 
> to be consistent
> I commented out the securelevel stuff as well.
> Thanks for the suggestions. i will report back once i get the box rebooted

success! commenting out the securelevel resolved the issue.  i never ran 
into that before, but glad its working as expected now.

Thanks for the help!


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