/etc/rc.conf not being read

Mark Ovens mark at dogma.freebsd-uk.eu.org
Thu Jul 13 22:48:21 BST 2000

On Thu, Jul 13, 2000 at 10:28:50PM +0100, Neil Ford wrote:
> Okay, yet another call for help.
> I've spent today installing 4.0-Release onto my new laptop and then CVSupping
> to 4.0-STABLE. A few hitches later I got the build world done and a custom
> kernel built.
> However, having replaced /etc/defaults/rc.conf, /etc/rc.conf is no
> longer being read so the PCMCIA Ethernet card (amongst other stuff)
> isn't being set up properly.
> Anyone got any bright ideas as to what I've screwed up?

"having replaced /etc/defaults/rc.conf" is a good candidate.


	rc_conf_files="/etc/rc.conf /etc/rc.conf.local"


	for i in ${rc_conf_files}; do
	    if [ -f $i ]; then
		 . $i

Would you like me to e-mail you /etc/defaults/rc.conf (from -STABLE
cvsup'd about 3 hours ago)?

> I would
> attach stuff to emails but of course I haven't got connectivity to
> get stuff off :-) I have no personal data on the box yet so wiping
> it and starting again is an option. Installing -CURRENT is even an
> option :-)
> So as always, all pointers gratefully received.
> Neil.
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