ntpd startup too early + hangs

Ralf Ertzinger fedora-devel at camperquake.de
Thu Feb 3 15:58:06 UTC 2005

On Thu, Feb 03, 2005 at 10:25:12AM -0500, Colin Walters wrote:

> was available.  ServiceManager would then recheck its list of pending
> activations and start all services that were now runnable with this
> dependency.  Likewise, when a dependency goes away, ServiceManager stops
> all services with that dependency.  So dependencies can either be other
> services or they can be sub-components of a service, like "Link".

OK, since postfix was mentioned earlier as aservice which would need this
(binding to interfaces): changing the postfix config from "listen only
on localhost" (similar to what sendmail does in it's default config)
to "listen on an external network interface" would change it's dependency:
in the first case it does not care about external networks (localhost is
always available), in the second case it does.

How is this supposed to be managed?

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