Subject: Help, RC is not running at boot up
To: NetBSD Mailing List <>
From: Bill Tedeski <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 03/05/2000 12:49:45
the RC script is not running at boot up, what did I
do wrong on the install and how do I fix it.

Here is a capture of my boot and a "cat /etc/rc.conf"

Thanks for any ideas

					Bill Tedeski

# reboot
Feb  9 07:41:40 c1007177-c reboot: rebooted by root
Feb  9 07:41:40 c1007177-c syslogd: exiting on signal 15
syncing disks... done

KN02-AA V5.3t    (PC: 0x8015ffb4, SP: 0xc5915e28)
>> NetBSD/pmax Secondary Boot, Revision 1.0
>> (root@vlad, Fri Jul 16 12:48:23 EST 1999)
Boot: 5/rz0/netbsd
1468632+59056+254436 [89+68288+55224]=0x1d2684
Starting at 0x80030000

[ preserving 124176 bytes of netbsd ELF symbol table ]
Copyright (c) 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
    The NetBSD Foundation, Inc.  All rights reserved.
Copyright (c) 1982, 1986, 1989, 1991, 1993
    The Regents of the University of California.  All rights reserved.

NetBSD 1.4.1 (GENERIC) #38: Mon Aug  9 22:19:29 EST 1999
DECstation 5000/200 (3MAX)
real mem  = 50331648
avail mem = 41754624
using 1228 buffers containing 5029888 bytes of memory
mainbus0 (root)
cpu0 at mainbus0: cpu0: MIPS R3000 CPU Rev. 3.0 with MIPS R3010 FPC Rev.
cpu0: 64kb Instruction, 64kb Data, direct mapped cache
tc0 at mainbus0: 25 MHz clock
ioasic0 at tc0 slot 7 offset 0x0
dc0 at ioasic0 offset 0x200000
mcclock0 at ioasic0 offset 0x280000: mc146818 or compatible
le0 at tc0 slot 6 offset 0x0: address 08:00:2b:2a:81:38
le0: 32 receive buffers, 8 transmit buffers
asc0 at tc0 slot 5 offset 0x0 (bus speed: 25 MHz) : target 7
device PMAG-DA  at tc0 slot 1 offset 0x0 not configured
Beginning old-style SCSI device autoconfiguration
rz0 at asc0 drive 0 slave 0 CONNER CP30540 545MB3.5 rev AFBD
rz0: 520MB, 2242 cyl, 6 head, 79 sec, 512 bytes/sect x 1065912 sectors
rz3 at asc0 drive 3 slave 0 DEC RZ22     (C) DEC rev 0A18
rz3: 50MB, 776 cyl, 4 head, 33 sec, 512 bytes/sect x 102432 sectors
boot device: rz0
root on rz0a dumps on rz0b
root file system type: ffs
Enter pathname of shell or RETURN for sh: 
Don't login as root, use the su command.
# cat /etc/rc.conf
#       $NetBSD: rc.conf,v 1999/04/22 16:50:55 perry Exp $
# see rc.conf(5) for more information.

# uncomment this if you want to use local paths in rc

# Use program=YES to enable program, NO to disable it. program_flags are
# passed to the program on the command line.

# If this is not set to YES, the system will drop into single-user mode.

# If this is set to NO, shutdown(8) will not run /etc/rc.shutdown.

# Basic network configuration

# Fully Qualified Internet Domain Name (a.k.a. hostname, e.g.
hostname=""                             # if blank, use /etc/myname

# if there's only one way out of your network, set this to the hostname
# or the IP address of the router that will get your packets off the
defaultroute=""                         # if blank, use /etc/mygate

# the NIS domain name (also formerly known as Yellow Pages); not in any
# related to Internet domain names.
domainname=""                           # if blank, use

# Filesystems (besides /usr and /var) to mount early in boot-up

# Set this to YES if you have purposefully setup no swap partitions and
# don't want to be warned about it

# One-time actions and programs on boot-up.
lkm=NO                                          # run /etc/rc.lkm
savecore=YES            savecore_flags=""
update_motd=YES                                 # updates /etc/motd
dmesg=YES               dmesg_flags=""          # write

# Security setting.  If $securelevel is non-empty, the system
# is set to this value early in the boot sequence.  Otherwise the
# action is taken (see init(8)).
securelevel=""                                  # securelevel to set to 

# Networking startup
ipfilter=NO                                     # uses /etc/ipf.conf
ipnat=NO                                        # uses /etc/ipnat.conf
ipmon=NO                ipmon_flags="-sn"       # syslog ipfilter
auto_ifconfig=YES                               # config all avail.
net_interfaces=""                               # used only if above is
flushroutes=YES                                 # flush routes in
dhclient=NO                                     # behave as a DHCP
dhclient_flags=""                               # blank: config all
ntpdate=NO              ntpdate_hosts=""        # blank: hosts in
ppp_peers=""                                    # /etc/ppp/peers to call

# Daemons required by other daemons
inetd=YES               inetd_flags="-l"        # -l logs libwrap
portmap=YES             portmap_flags="-l"      # -l logs libwrap

# Commonly used daemons
update=YES              update_flags="30"
syslogd=YES             syslogd_flags=""
named=NO                named_flags=""
timed=NO                timed_flags=""
xntpd=NO                xntpd_flags="-p /var/run/"
sendmail=NO             sendmail_flags="-bd -q30m"
lpd=NO                  lpd_flags=""

# Routing daemons
routed=NO               routed_flags="-q"
gated=NO                gated_flags=""
mrouted=NO              mrouted_flags=""

# Daemons used to boot other hosts over a network
rarpd=NO                rarpd_flags="-a"
bootparamd=NO           bootparamd_flags=""
dhcpd=NO                dhcpd_flags="-q"
dhcrelay=NO             dhcrelay_flags=""
rbootd=NO               rbootd_flags=""
mopd=NO                 mopd_flags="-a"

# X11 daemons:
xfs=NO                  xfs_flags=""            # X11 font server
xdm=NO                  xdm_flags=""            # x11 display manager

# YP (NIS) daemons
ypbind=NO               ypbind_flags=""
ypserv=NO               ypserv_flags="-d"
yppasswdd=NO            yppasswdd_flags=""

# NFS daemons and parameters
nfs_client=NO                                   # enable client daemons
                        nfsiod_flags="-n 4"
nfs_server=NO                                   # enable server daemons
                        nfsd_flags="-tun 4"
lockd=NO                lockd_flags=""
statd=NO                statd_flags=""
amd=NO                  amd_flags="-l syslog -x error,noinfo,nostats"
                        amd_dir=/amd                    # mount dir
                        amd_master=/etc/amd/master      # master map

# Other daemons

# Hardware daemons
apmd=NO                 apmd_flags=""           # APM power management
usbd=NO                 usbd_flags=""           # USB bus attach/detach
screenblank=NO          screenblank_flags=""    # sparc and sun3

# configuration of "wscons" console driver virtual screens
wscons=NO               wscons_flags=""         # run /etc/rc.wscons