[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#501075: Bug#501075: samba: Daemons don't start on boot because network is not yet up
vorlon at debian.org
Fri Oct 3 21:15:05 UTC 2008
On Fri, Oct 03, 2008 at 10:53:13PM +0200, Juergen Stuber wrote:
> Package: samba
> Version: 2:3.2.3-1
> Severity: normal
> smbd and nmbd failed to start up at boot, I started them manually from swat.
> It seems this is due to the network not being up at the time,
> it only comes up some seconds later.
Why is this? On a normal Debian system, the network is brought up in
runlevel S (/etc/rcS.d/S40networking), whereas network servers such as samba
aren't started until runlevel 2 (/etc/rc2.d/S20samba). Why is this not the
case on your system?
Even if you were letting NetworkManager handle all of your network
interfaces, the loopback interface should still be brought up by
/etc/rcS.d/S40networking, AFAIK. and that's sufficient to let smbd start,
unless you have made some atypical changes to the 'interfaces' line in your
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