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[aprssig] aprsd doesn't work with Fedora?

APRS SIG aprssig at w9if.net
Thu Oct 7 04:02:05 UTC 2004


Sean,

Thank you, I got aprsd running thanks to you. I didn't realize the aprsd 
project was moved to sourceforge.org or that there was a new version 
available. The installation and start procedure has changed a lot.

The doc directory has old documentation. In fact, it gives incorrect 
information. Perhaps you can answer these two questions.

How are you "starting" aprsd. In the past I ran it as a daemom process 
starting it as a "service" automatically on power up. The new syntax is 
aprsd -d. Did you put yours in "rc.local" to start it upon power up?

Is there a standard directory location for aprsd. The install script put 
the binary in /usr/local/bin by default. I saw no documentation where to 
put it after the compile. The old aprsd put everything in /home/aprsd2.

Rich, W9IF

At 09:23 PM 10/4/2004, you wrote:
>On Mon, 4 Oct 2004, APRS SIG wrote:
>
> > I have used aprsd on Linux for many years. Recently when I upgraded from
> > Linux RH9 to Fedora Core 2, aprsd failed. Has anyone successfully used
> > aprsd under FC2. I don't think Dale, WA4DSY, is maintaining it any longer.
>
>Did you download it from Dale's site or from the aprsd site at
>Sourceforge?
>
>Sean...
>
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