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OS X Problems
Authored by: squaresponge on Apr 10, '04 12:30:01PM
What happens when you run
/Library/StartupItems/ISharing/ISharing
as root from the terminal? This should give you a good idea of what is going on. I did this by changing the
if [ "$" = "-YES-" ]; then
line to
if [ true ]; then
. This way the stuff inside the if statement is always executed. This is probably not a best practice becuase now if IShare is set to -NO- in
/etc/hostconfig
, then the IShare script may still execute. But I was so confused by the
[ "$" = "-YES-" ]
conditional statement that I didn't care. What is the
"$"
supposed to do? I could understand
"$1"
, which is the first argument, but not just a plain $. Anyway, to answer your question: You can also check the file /var/log/system.log to see what messages the script produced during your last boot. If this does not help reply here to let me know :) I don't know what your level of experience with Unix is so I fear I may be going over your head.

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