having programs launch on reboot
jeremy at lavergne.gotdns.org
Mon Dec 19 12:05:01 PST 2011
> so, in other words, I shouldn't worry about RunAtLoad, but change the Disabled key as follows
> Does that seem reasonable? Interestingly, on reading http://guide.macports.org/chunked/reference.startupitems.html, I tried the following
> $sudo launchctl load -w org.macports.apache2.plist
> org.macports.apache2: Already loaded
> I thought the -w switch was supposed to disable the "Disabled" key, but, as I said, the programs didn't start up automatically on reboot. I will try again.
You could try unload and then load again. And check that the file did get changed.
I'm suspicious that the Apple-supplied Apache is starting up first and blocking the MacPorts one (check system logs, might see why launchd gives up on starting Apache).
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