ntpd startup too early + hangs

Harald Hoyer harald at redhat.com
Thu Feb 3 10:08:26 UTC 2005

Jeff Pitman wrote:
> On Thursday 03 February 2005 02:50, John Thacker wrote:
>>On Thu, Feb 03, 2005 at 02:02:24AM +0800, Jeff Pitman wrote:
>>>Crazy idea: shut off all the daemons that need network (from normal
>>>init processing) and then only spawn them when appropriate from
>>Definitely crazy until NetworkManager can actually handle all
>>connections. For example, right now it can't handle any machine with
>>multiple active connections, which includes machines that do
>>connection sharing. (Among other things, it doesn't believe that you
>>would have a static IP with no default gateway.)
> And, it needs to handle virtuals: OpenVPN, VmWare, vpnc, etc. etc.

Definetly a job for DBUS messaging... How about a general stub for 
(re-)starting all kinds of daemons, which listens on DBUS for a specific 
signal/message? NetworkManager and /etc/init.d/network could provide this 
message, after the network is up.

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