[netflow-tools] Cannot start softflowd without "-d" option

Damien Miller djm at mindrot.org
Thu Dec 29 22:47:24 EST 2005

On Thu, 29 Dec 2005, Andreas Brillisauer -- Hetzner Online AG wrote:

> > This will cause it to chase execution into the child process, which seems
> > to be exiting early.
> Here is the output of "strace -f /usr/local/sbin/softflowd -i eth0":

I see this in your trace:

> 19336 chdir("/var/empty")               = -1 ENOENT (No such file or
> directory)

Have you created this directory? It should look like this:

drwxr-xr-x  3 root  wheel  512 Nov 22 12:27 /var/empty/


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