Launchd not starting lighttpd

Sterling Anderson sterling_anderson at
Thu Jun 21 07:22:36 PDT 2007

On Jun 20, 2007, at 10:58 PM, Derek Harland wrote:

> On 21/06/2007, at 3:39 PM, macports-users- 
> request at wrote:
>> Nothing in the console at all. I am stumped. No error messages at
>> all. The wrapper has the correct syntax. Manually loading and
>> unloading the launchd file works properly. I just don't get why it's
>> not working on boot.
> Are you saying it works if loaded by launchctl after your box is  
> up, but never works if loaded by launchd at boot time of your machine?

Correct, that is what happens.

> If so, is the plist in /Library/LaunchDaemons symlinked to a file  
> that is *not* on the boot volume?  eg is your /opt on another  
> partition? On my machine I've found that launchd will silently fail  
> to process such files at boot time.  (Presumably because the  
> partition is not yet mounted in /Volumes).

No, everything is on the boot volume, except the documentroot of the  
LightTPD server (which I changed to be on the boot volume and that  
didn't help).

Sterling Anderson

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