Re: A thought about killing two bird with one stone
>>>>> "Stephen" == Stephen Frost <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Stephen> Not to mention that quite a few things do things like DNS
Stephen> lookups which could take quite a while for an unconnected
Stephen> system (perhaps because something broke, or who knows
Stephen> what else, I've had it happen, waiting for sendmail to
Stephen> time out sucks).
Or perhaps because the step that configures the network to support DNS
requests hasn't been executed yet...
(I have seen a system that appears to run ntpdate on startup before
the network is configured - but it hasn't bothered me enough to
investigate why yet.)
Brian May <email@example.com>