postfix not starting

David Wolfskill david at
Thu Aug 9 20:18:04 PDT 2007

On Thu, Aug 09, 2007 at 10:46:06PM +0100, Bill Smith wrote:
> This is a newly installed stable machine, cvsupped and rebuilt this weekend.
> I have installed postfix with amavisd-new and clamav.
> They are all set for startup in /etc/rc.conf and sendmail is appropriately marked out, I have set up quite a few of these in the recent past.
> However neither amavis, clamav or postfix start automatically, they can all be started manually.
> I have turned on rc_debug, but they are not mentioned at all, their scripts are all in /usr/local/etc/rc.d. The only script mentioned in the debug output is fetchmail, which is not enabled in the rc.conf.
> They are all freshly install from ports.
> Where can I start looking to get this running?

Output of "rcorder /etc/rc.d/* /usr/local/etc/rc.d/*" would be where I'd
look next.  Probably save it to a file (normal stdout redirection).

David H. Wolfskill				david at
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