rc.d scripts not being run at shutdown.

RW fbsd06 at mlists.homeunix.com
Mon Feb 11 18:06:53 UTC 2008

On Sun, 10 Feb 2008 04:02:15 +0000
RW <fbsd06 at mlists.homeunix.com> wrote:

> Afer putting in some extra logging to check something, I've just
> noticed that my rc.d scripts are not being run at shutdown. 
> By way of confirmation, my entropy file, which is written out by an
> rc.d script, has not been written to for a week (I shut-down most
> nights). I don't recall doing anything then. 
I put a "touch" on the second line of rc.shutdown, and it never got

I could imagine screwing-up the operation of rc.shutdown with a syntax
error, but I don't see how I could stop it being run at all. As I
understand it rc.shutdown is run from init if the file exists.  init
itself doesn't seem to have been modified recently, so I'm out of ideas.

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