Re: syslogd will not start
> > For some reason syslogd refuses to start in the /etc/init.d/sysklogd
> > file. The docs say to use a -n command line argument if starting
> > syslogd from the inits, but at bootup I see the message
> > "-n unknown option" and it still doesn't start.
> because, written as it is shown below, you're passing -n to start-stop-daemon,
> not to syslogd (I discovered this with another daemon, but think it is valid to
> syslogd too)
> > I can start it manually just fine, but that is a pain. I did nothing
> > special to this system, so I assume others must have had this happen,
> > too.
> > start-stop-daemon --start --quiet --exec /sbin/syslogd -n --
> > $SYSLOGD
> try this
> start-stop-daemon --start --quiet --exec /sbin/syslogd -- -n $SYSLOGD
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Nope. This hoses my system completely. These boot messages print:
syslog: /dev/xconsole: Interrupted system call
syslogd: unknown priority name "..]"
syslogd: unknown priority name ""
and then hangs.
Ken Gaugler N6OSK Santa Clara, California
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