Subject: Re: xdm,etc probs
To: None <>
From: maximum entropy <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 01/10/1998 16:35:17
>From: Adam Fritzler <>
>1) xdm doesn't start properly

Enable job control before starting xfs:
	set -m ; xfs $xfs_flags ; set +m

>2) Is there a version of bash that compiles and runs properly on NetBSD/pmax?

Build bash without GNU malloc.

>3) This one probably is not pmax-specific, but is my lack of knowledge of
>        shell scripts:  What's wrong with the following in rc.local:
>        echo -n ' httpd:80'; /usr/www/httpd-1.5.2/httpd -f
>/usr/www/httpd-1.5.2/ conf/httpd.conf >& /dev/null

rc.local is run by /bin/sh, not /bin/csh.  The redirection syntax is

	echo -n ' httpd:80'; /usr/www/httpd-1.5.2/httpd -f /usr/www/httpd-1.5.2/ conf/httpd.conf > /dev/null 2>&1


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