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Re: ininite rc loop

From: Matthias Rampke <matthias.rampke@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 23 Jan 2011 22:46:30 +0100

On Sun, Jan 23, 2011 at 22:23, Chris Turner
<c.turner@199technologies.org> wrote:
> As I recall from 'fiddling' previously I think the rc.d 'rcorder'
> dependency scan happens before the filesystems are mounted - so all the
> rc scripts need to physically be on '/' - so I'd definately suggest to
> try copying the related scripts instead of symlinking here.

Sorry this wasn't clear enough: I moved all the scripts from
/usr/pkg/share/examples/rc.d to /etc/rc.d and then made the former a
symlink pointing to the latter just to ensure all future rc.d scripts
would end up there as well. After the whole mess happened I undid
this; the /etc/rc.d is now identical to /usr/src/etc/rc.d (i.e. for
the time being, pkgsrc-installed rc scripts are out of the way); still
no change.

I still have no idea *what* exactly could be messed up; from the
symptoms it seems that something in the rc process keeps starting the
whole process again and again - until I hit ctrl-c, at which point all
these processes continue in parallel. Where could this happen?

Regards, M.

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