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Re: [opensuse-factory] Boot speed and services
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin.listas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 8 Mar 2007 21:01:58 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0703082059580.12147@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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The Thursday 2007-03-08 at 20:20 +0100, jdd wrote:

> > > > The official reason why postfix needs to run is cron - which runs by
> > > > default and uses the local MTA to deliver its output.
> > > who ever look at cron reports?
> > >
> >
> > Anyone whose operation is dependent on cron-jobs running and working.
>
> I think this whole discussion is greatly relative to the difference
> server/desktop.
>
> I couldn't image a server without sshd, but on a desktop? most users of
> thunderbird and seamonkey not even know there is an other mailbox :-)

Some system services use email to notify root or the user of some things.
For instance, smart monitoring, raid monitoring, rm installs - there was a
time when Yast mailed the user of some install notices.

- --
Cheers,
Carlos E. R.

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