start up scripts stopped working

Frank Shute frank at
Tue Apr 15 14:51:41 UTC 2008

On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 01:37:41PM -0600, Eric Zimmerman wrote:
> 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!

I'm glad it worked but beware as to what has now changed. 

I found info on the secure level in 6.2. There's info on the secure
level here:

and in init(8).




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