Subject: Re: delay needed after started named?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Wolfgang S. Rupprecht <wolfgang+gnus20040504T122000@dailyplanet.dontspam.wsrcc.com>
Date: 05/04/2004 12:23:34
email@example.com (Steve Bellovin) writes:
> I've found that at boot time, ntpdate isn't running properly, because
> named isn't ready for it. I've found that putting in a few seconds
> delay before it starts solves the problem. Is there a simpler
> solution? Am I missing something?
I gave up trying to add delays to allow bind to start. It was easier
to just append the half-dozen addresses I needed for booting to
/etc/hosts. It is a bit of a maintenance hassle to keep it in sync
with the addresses bind finds, but it beats a hung boot or improperly
Wolfgang S. Rupprecht http://www.wsrcc.com/wolfgang/