Re: trouble getting fetchmail to start
* Ross Boylan (RossBoylan@stanfordalumni.org) [010106 01:44]:
> fetchmail was being started by my ip-up scripts, which activate when a dial
> up connection starts.
> My first thought was to create an init.d/script for fetchmail (I used the
> one for exim as a model). Then I ran .. (can't remember the name and I'm
> not on Debian right now) script to automatically put the "usual" links in
> rc?.d/, giving it a sequence number (25) that was higher than
> exim's. Initially I didn't have the right permissions, but I fixed them.
> It doesn't work, and it leaves no trace of why in the logs. fetchmail is
> configured to write to fetchmail.log, but after doing a find from / I
> couldn't find any written after my boot up.
Try adding the location of your .fetchmailrc file to the end of the command.