my SysV daemons not starting on boot

T.C. Hollingsworth tchollingsworth at
Tue Nov 1 20:05:46 UTC 2011

"Michael D. Berger" <m.d.berger at> wrote:

>In my new F15_64 box, my SysV daemons are not starting on boot,
>although I can start them with:
>/etc/init.d/myDaemon start
>chkconfig --list myDaemon
>indicates start levels 3 and 5, and the links in /etc/rc.d are
>in place and correct.  
>Debug indicates that the daemon function is being called.
>Also, the boot log says the daemon started.
>But the myDaemon log shows nothing, and ps -ef does
>not find it.  I tried putting a sleep(1) at the
>start of myDaemon, but it didn't help.
>Thanks for your help.
>Michael D. Berger
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What does "systemctl status myDaemon.service" output when you try to start it normally?

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