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Re: boot-time / readahead investigations



On 12/10/2007, Nicolas Mailhot <nicolas mailhot laposte net> wrote:
>
> Le Ven 12 octobre 2007 14:13, Jon Nettleton a écrit :
>
> > If you are using NetworkManager you already know that you won't have a
> > network connection until nm-applet starts ( unless you use a wired
> > connection and dhcp ).   What is the point of starting core services
> > that are network dependent if you don't have a network connection?
>
> 1. A lot of core services can be both local and network (cups for
> example). I have a local imap service (because decent maildir handling
> has been in thunderbird's "later" pipes for years). It's used remotely
> and localy. Other people have similar needs.
>

I do exactly this as well (have dovecot listening locally). Other
examples are having Samba running locally for virtualised machines,
and of course sendmail, and also apache to test web pages locally.


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