[Dovecot] startup script under FreeBSD 6.2 / dovecot-1.0rc22

Gerard Seibert gerard at seibercom.net
Mon Feb 19 22:50:36 UTC 2007

On Mon, 19 Feb 2007 23:32:27 +0100
Alexis Susset <admin at munai.com> wrote:

> I recently installed Dovecot rc22 from the FreeBSD ports and I have  
> some problem with the dovecot startup:
> - If I start dovecot manually, it works fine, it starts and I get  
> messages in /var/log/maillog
> - If I reboot the machine, that's where the problem appears, dovecot  
> doesn't seem to start and I get nothing, no errors in /var/log/maillog
> Any idea if this is a known problem and how to fix it ?

Have you got it enabled in the

	/etc/rc.conf file?

Check the /usr/local/etc/rc.d/dovecot file for information. I am not at
that machine now; however, I believe you just need:


In the file. It might be 'enabled' rather than 'enable' so check it out.


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