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Unsuccessful service startup due to delayed network access during system boot

This document (3320632) is provided subject to the disclaimer at the end of this document.

Environment

Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10
Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
Novell Open Enterprise Server (Linux based)
Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 (OES 2)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12

Situation

Services relying on network connectivity (e.g. NTP, SNMP) fail to startup properly during system boot.
After login network connectivity is established and services can be started as normal.

Resolution

This issue may happen if network switches are involved that are configured to use the Spanning Tree Protocol but the ports are not configured as Edge Ports and set toPortfast. In this case it can take up to a minute until the network connectivity has been established.

Additional Information

For more information about the Spanning Tree Protocol andPortfastplease visit the following websites provided by Cisco:

Disclaimer

This Support Knowledgebase provides a valuable tool for NetIQ/Novell/SUSE customers and parties interested in our products and solutions to acquire information, ideas and learn from one another. Materials are provided for informational, personal or non-commercial use within your organization and are presented "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND.

  • Document ID:3320632
  • Creation Date:06-MAR-08
  • Modified Date:22-SEP-16
    • NovellOpen Enterprise Server
    • SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop
      SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension
      SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
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