running ircd on freebsd

Jack L. xxjack12xx at
Wed Dec 29 15:55:03 EST 2004

It would be better if you downloaded the source from rather than the freebsd ports. the freebsd ports version is quite out of date.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Pentchev" <roam at>
To: "General IRCD-Hybrid Discussion" <hybrid at>
Subject: Re: running ircd on freebsd
Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2004 13:56:25 +0200

> On Wed, Dec 29, 2004 at 06:22:27AM -0500, yawstick wrote:
> > Its very possible that my box may be the problem and including some info
> > just in case.
> [snip]
> > I added ircd via package add from /stand/sysinstall and it does not seem to
> > want to run. It says its starting but if you look at ps -aux its not there.
> > Added ircd-hybrid via make from the ports. It appears to start at boot time
> > and reports a pid but ps -aux shows its not there either.
> The FreeBSD port/package of ircd-hybrid logs a lot of stuff in files
> located in the /var/log/ircd/ directory.  Are there any files there on
> your box?  Specifically, there ought to be a file named 'ircd.log' -
> are there any errors in there?
> Also... I'm not sure if you're really supposed to just start
> the IRC server without at least editing its configuration file, which
> lives in /usr/local/etc/ircd.conf - have you edited it and set it up
> for your system/box/network?
> G'luck,
> Peter
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