On Sun, 25 Oct 2009 18:21:11 +0000 Chris Whitehouse <cwhi...@onetel.com> replied:
>I just noticed this at >http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/automatic-start.html > >On FreeBSD, startup scripts generally should go >in /usr/local/etc/rc.d/. The rc(8) manual page states that scripts in >this directory are executed only if their basename matches the *.sh >shell file name pattern. Any other files or directories present within >the directory are silently ignored. In other words, on FreeBSD, you >should install the mysql.server script >as /usr/local/etc/rc.d/mysql.server.sh to enable automatic startup. > >That's not actually right is it? My mysql is started by >/usr/local/etc/rc.d/mysql-server. rc(8) says *.sh is for older style >startup scripts or for scripts that are to be read into the current >shell. A start-up script is install automatically when using the ports system. You do need to activate it via /etc/rc.conf however. Perhaps MySQL could be prodded to post a reference to this on their website. It might help to avoid confusion. -- Jerry ges...@yahoo.com |::::======= |::::======= |=========== |=========== | Death is Nature's way of recycling human beings. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"