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Re: Problems with NetworkManager and autofs/NFS



On Thursday 16 August 2007 01:05pm, nodata wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, den 16.08.2007, 14:43 -0400 schrieb Jon Nettleton:
[snip]
> > Moving forward  we need much tighter integration with all
> > NetworkManager and all
> > network services on the machine.  What I have done to reduce
> > contention as well
> > as boot time is to remove the following services from my init process
> >
> > iscsi
> > iscsid
> > ntpd
> > autofs
> > sshd
> > avahi-daemon
> > avahi-dnsconfd
> > yum-updatesd
> >
> > They all now are started by custom scripts
> > in /etc/NetworkManager/dispatcher.d.  Yes
> > I know that theoretically autofs doesn't below there because it can
> > mount non network
> > drives, but I don't use that so it is there now.
> >
> > I can pass some of my stuff along if you are interested.
> >
> > Jon
>
> This all comes down to a failure of the init system to be smart enough
> though, doesn't it?

Not necessarily.

The rule of thumb is that the S and K number should add up to 100, but you 
don't absolutely *have* to do that.  If NetworkManager really does need to 
start up so late, we should still have it stopped as late as possible in the 
shutdown process.  If the S and K don't add up to 100 because of t hat, oh 
well.

However, I'm not sure that would entirely solve all the issues that are being 
discussed in this thread.
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