Subject: timeout for rc-scripts?
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/03/2004 11:59:34
Today, I had a machine hang during startup because ypbind wasn't able to
connect to the NIS server. I wonder if it would be possible to implement
some timeout after which a start-script would either be aborted, or be
moved into background, and not just hang the boot process (at the
In my example, I'd want ypbind to get backgrounded after (say) a couple of
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