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Old 11-04-2008, 03:21 AM   #1
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rc.local fails to work


Hi folks,


Debian Etch


I have 3 commands on /etc/rc.local


# cat /etc/rc.local
Code:
/bin/sh -e
#
# rc.local

#exit 0

/usr/local/bind/sbin/named -u named -t /usr/local/bind -c /etc/named.conf

/usr/local/sbin/clamd
su - amavis -c "/usr/local/sbin/amavisd"
They won't be activated at booting (previsously it worked)

I have to run them manually after booting up the server.


Please advise how to fix the problem? TIA


B.R.
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Old 11-04-2008, 04:36 AM   #2
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The way I've done it

I believe your last line needs exit 0 uncommented.
 
Old 11-04-2008, 05:10 AM   #3
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I believe your last line needs exit 0 uncommented.
Edit /etc/rc.local accordingly.


# cat /etc/rc.local
Code:
/bin/sh -e
#
# rc.local
#
# This script is executed at the end of each multiuser runlevel.


/usr/local/bind/sbin/named -u named -t /usr/local/bind -c /etc/named.conf

/usr/local/sbin/clamd

su - amavis -c "/usr/local/sbin/amavisd"

exit 0

Reboot


# host linux.org 127.0.0.1
Code:
Nameserver localhost.localdomain not running
linux.org A record not found at localhost.localdomain, try again

# /usr/local/bind/sbin/named -u named -t /usr/local/bind -c /etc/named.conf

No complaint


# host linux.org 127.0.0.1
Code:
linux.org               A       198.182.196.48

# /usr/local/sbin/clamd
No complaint


# su - amavis -c "/usr/local/sbin/amavisd"
Code:
perl: warning: Setting locale failed.
perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings:
        LANGUAGE = (unset),
        LC_ALL = (unset),
        LANG = "en_US"
    are supported and installed on your system.
perl: warning: Falling back to the standard locale ("C").
/usr/bin/perl: symbol lookup error: /usr/local/lib/perl/5.8.8/auto/BerkeleyDB/BerkeleyDB.so: undefined symbol: db_version
There is an error here.


Previously rc.local worked w/o problem. I don't know why it stops working now.


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Old 11-15-2008, 05:51 PM   #4
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does your /etc/rc2.d/S99rc.local link still exist?
 
Old 11-15-2008, 06:19 PM   #5
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First line

Your first line in the rc.local should be commented:
Code:
#!/bin/sh -e
 
Old 11-15-2008, 06:26 PM   #6
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well spotted!
 
Old 11-15-2008, 06:45 PM   #7
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Although there's a good chance it's just a copy error.
 
Old 11-16-2008, 09:43 AM   #8
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Hi folks,


Thanks for your advice.


Problem already solved. Unfortunately I can't recall exactly how to make it. I ran a command installing those commands on;

rc0.d
rc1.d
rc2.d
rc3.d
rc4.d
rc5.d
rc6.d

leaving out rcS.d. I put the solution somewhere but can't find it. I'm now searching around to find it. It is quite funny. Any hint?


rc.local is now an empty file.


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Old 11-16-2008, 11:07 AM   #9
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