Making progress, thank you, though it’s still not working right. I’ll reply
separately about the problems.
You’ve lost me totally with the "just write two systemd unit files.”. Happy to
try that but it sounds to be way above my pay-grade on Linux. Are there some
examples and tutorials about how it works?
I don’t understand enough about systemd to understand your woes; sorry to hear
> On 14 Apr, 2018, at 12:58, mwall <goo...@lancet.mit.edu
> <mailto:goo...@lancet.mit.edu>> wrote:
> On Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 12:38:14 PM UTC-4, Dan'l B wrote:
> My two .conf files are vantage.conf and sdr.conf
> OK, did the following:
> sudo cp util/init.d/weewx-multi /etc/init.d/weewx
> sudo update-rc.d weewx defaults
> echo "vantage sdr” | sudo tee /etc/default/weewx-multi
> Rebooted the Pi and ran:
> tail -f /var/log/syslog | grep weewx
> with no results
> rebooting is not a diagnostic tool. if your first thought for fixing
> something is "reboot", then your thought process is broken. this is not
> windows (even though some people at redhat are trying to make it that way).
> before you reboot, try running the rc script. you should be able to use it
> to start and stop weewx.
> you should be able to do:
> sudo /etc/init.d/weewx-multi start vantage
> to start the vantage instance. or this:
> sudo /etc/init.d/weewx-multi
> to start both instances. only after you get that working should you both
> doing a reboot, and the only reason to do that is to verify that things work
> at startup.
> from the systemd output you posted, it looks like the
> /etc/default/weewx-multi file does not contain the right values. it should
> look like this:
> WEEWX_INSTANCES="vantage sdr"
> you can get that by doing:
> echo 'WEEWX_INSTANCES="vantage sdr"' | sudo tee /etc/default/weewx-multi
> i fixed the wiki page (my apologies again for the docs being stale on this
> however, since your system is infected with systemd :) you might want to skip
> weewx-multi and just write two systemd unit files. i find it easier to
> manage a single /etc/default file than a zillion unit files, and i find it
> near impossible to keep track of the zillion+1 ways that systemd overrides
> and obfuscates the units, but ymmv.
> and apologies (but not really) for the redhat/systemd flaming. systemd took
> a few more hours from my life again this week, and i am still bitter.
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