Re: ddclient startup script problems
From: Thomas Adam (thomas_adam16_at_yahoo.com)
Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2004 18:02:46 +0100 (BST) To: Dave <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
--- Dave <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Yes I'm running it as root. When I type "/etc/init.d/ddclient start" at
> prompt when logged in as root, nothing happens. "ps aux" does not show
> ddclient as running. On the other hand, if I only type "ddclient start"
> the prompt, it starts up.
That makes no sense, unless the ddclient program accepts 'start' as valid
parameter. I would be inclined to trace the execution of the
/etc/init.d/ddclient script. Add:
below the hash-bang line (the line that starts: #!/bin/sh)
Then run the script, and paste the output back to the list.
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