Subject: Re: The new rc.d stuff...
To: Mason Loring Bliss <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/29/2000 18:59:55
On Wed, 29 Mar 2000, Mason Loring Bliss wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 29, 2000 at 12:13:52AM +0000, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> > > The atalkd stuff takes an obscenely long time to return, so I did this in
> > > order to be able to log in via X without having to wait.
> > 
> > It should start in the background then.
> That would be easier if there were a single daemon. As it is, there are
> multiple daemons, and if I remember correctly there was a caveat suggesting
> that the main daemon (I assume) be allowed to settle down before the others
> started. How to do this when using run_rc_command for each daemon isn't
> obvious to me at the outset. Doing it with the funky "almost the old way"
> that I've got now would be easier, but less "correct," I'd think.

This doesn't work anymore? (in /etc/rc.local):

if [ -f /usr/pkg/etc/rc.atalk ]; then
        /bin/sh /usr/pkg/etc/rc.atalk