On Wed, Oct 01, 2008 at 08:39:47PM +1000, Da Rock wrote:
> 
> On Wed, 2008-10-01 at 12:57 +0400, Boris Samorodov wrote:
> > Da Rock <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > > On Wed, 2008-10-01 at 15:40 +1000, Da Rock wrote:
> > 
> > >> Has anyone else had trouble with starting mysql server with the rc
> > >> script?
> > >> 
> > >> I've only just installed from ports (as a dependency, mind) and
> > >> technically it should just start when you run the rc script - it sets up
> > >> the db dirs and stuff so it can just run. But I can't get it to do the
> > >> setup stuff automatically, and so the script fails. I've done the setup
> > >> manually before so its no real biggy, but I imagine others would be more
> > >> than a little frustrated.
> > >> 
> > >> Anyone else have this trouble? I just realised I had to do this last
> > >> time too...
> > >> 
> > >> For reference: I'm starting the script manually for testing at this
> > >> point (if that makes a difference- which I believe it shouldn't).
> > >
> > > Manually running port installed rc scripts is not working manually. I'm
> > > trying mysql, courier-imap, and I've tried isc-dhcp in the past. None of
> > > these will work when run manually- even on different machines and bsd
> > > versions (all 6.x).
> > >
> > > Is it just me?
> > 
> > Sorry for may be a dumb question: did you define an
> > <daemon>_enable="YES" at /etc/rc.conf[.local]? For more info
> > you may look at the script you are trying to start.
> 
> So are you saying I can't start a script manually without enabling it in
> rc.conf? I was not under that impression... I thought it could be
> started manually for testing before setting it for automatic startup-
> based on my reading in the handbook and man pages.

Yes, you can.  Use forcestart/forcestop instead of start/stop when running
the rc script if you do not have it enabled in rc.conf.  This is documented
in rc(8) (and is very easily overlooked if you don't know what you are
looking for.)



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