/etc/rc.conf not being read

Neil Ford neil at ourshack.com
Thu Jul 13 22:59:19 BST 2000


On Thu, Jul 13, 2000 at 10:48:21PM +0100, Mark Ovens wrote:
> 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.
> 
Okay... what I should have said is;

Having replaced /etc/defaults/rc.conf with the one Mergemaster left for me to
check out.

So it does indeed have the stuff below in it.

> 	[snip]
> 
> 	rc_conf_files="/etc/rc.conf /etc/rc.conf.local"
> 
> 	[snip]
> 
> 	for i in ${rc_conf_files}; do
> 	    if [ -f $i ]; then
> 		 . $i
> 	    fi
> 	done
> 
> Would you like me to e-mail you /etc/defaults/rc.conf (from -STABLE
> cvsup'd about 3 hours ago)?
> 
It isn't going to hurt. I'll find a way to get it onto the laptop.

Neil.

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Neil Ford
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