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I am trying to run Supervisor init script downloaded from here:

Reading the source, it should print out some output into stdout, but when I run it, it does not print anything and does not start supervisord either.

I noticed the same behaviour with /etc/init.d/mysql. Nginx /etc/init.d/nginx work's just fine.

How can I debug this?

Running Debian: 2.6.32-5-amd64 #1 SMP Sun May 6 04:00:17 UTC 2012 x86_64 GNU/Linux

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Did you read the logfile ? – Vinz Dec 1 '13 at 12:02
@Vinz Logfile of the init.d script? Where can I find it? – Petr Peller Dec 1 '13 at 12:06
No, the application's logfile. Look in /var/log. – Vinz Dec 1 '13 at 12:14
@Vinz it's empty ... the application is not probably even invoked by the init script – Petr Peller Dec 1 '13 at 12:14
try to run the script with sh -x ou bash -x – Vinz Dec 1 '13 at 12:17
up vote 2 down vote accepted

Try to run the script with sh -x or bash -x to see what's happening.

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That was helpful, thanks! It seems there is a /usr/bin/* file missing. – Petr Peller Dec 1 '13 at 12:21
Can you then accept my answer ? – Vinz Dec 1 '13 at 12:25

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