[afnog] FreeBSD incomplete boot problem

Joseph Begumisa begj at psg.com
Tue May 25 09:56:30 EAT 2004

On Tue, 25 May 2004, Phil Regnauld wrote:

> On Tue, May 25, 2004 at 01:25:17PM +0300, David Ziggy Lubowa wrote:
> >
> >
> > I have had a similar issue with FreeBSD 4.8 before , this was due to some
> > daemons taking some time to start e.g squid, Postfix but if you happen to go
> > to another box and try to actually connect to say port 25 , you would find
> > the process is already running and the port is actually operational at that
> > point, so i usually assumed it was just a slight stall on the console screen
> > which needed you to hit the Ctrl-C combination for your own satisfaction that
> > all processes are up and running.
> 	The usual culprit is DNS timeout.

I would also think so.  The last time I had this problem, it
occurred when sendmail was being started.  When I pressed ctrl-c, i was
able to boot to completion.  After configuring the DNS, ip addresses
and routing, there were no more problems on boot.



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