[WNYLUG-Users] QMail Under OpenSUSE 12.1

Darin Perusich darin at darins.net
Thu Feb 9 14:33:00 EST 2012


You can still use SysV init script on OpenSUSE 12.1 even though
systemd is the new facility for launching services. Based on the
original email sent daemontools is somehow related to the problem,
which in itself is another replacement for init script.

--
Later,
Darin



On Thu, Feb 9, 2012 at 1:03 PM, Robert Wolfe <rwolfe at fpsoft.net> wrote:
> Ok, in this case, I think I will stay with Debian for using Qmail.
> Thanks for the pointer.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Erwin Hoffmann [mailto:feh at fehcom.de]
> Sent: Thursday, February 09, 2012 11:32 AM
> To: Robert Wolfe
> Cc: Maurice Lucas - TAOS-IT; Qmail List; users at wnylug.org
> Subject: Re: QMail Under OpenSUSE 12.1
>
> Hi Robert,
>
>
> Am 09.02.2012 um 16:47 schrieb Robert Wolfe:
>
>> Ok, but was not able to locate either of these files L  Here is my
> version of OpenSUSE 12.1's kernel:
>>
>> Linux mailout 3.1.9-1.4-desktop #1 SMP PREEMPT Fri Jan 27 08:55:10 UTC
>
>> 2012 (efb5ff4) x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
>
> Actually, the SuSE people decided to move away from the init runlevel
> scripts to  another method (systemd).
> As usual, they screw up things such, it is hard to tell how the system
> is actually working (remember the famous yast).
>
> See: http://en.opensuse.org/SDB:Systemd
>
> Whether 64 or 32 bit doesn't make a difference.
>
> regards.
> --eh.
>
>
>>
>> Would it be best if I used the 32 bit version?
>>
>> From: Maurice Lucas - TAOS-IT [mailto:mslucas at TAOS-IT.nl]
>> Sent: Thursday, February 09, 2012 10:21 AM
>> To: Robert Wolfe; Qmail List; users at wnylug.org
>> Subject: RE: QMail Under OpenSUSE 12.1
>>
>> I had the same problem today on Ubuntu. The solution there was to use
>> this file. Another location for this file could be
>> /etc/event/svscan.conf
>>
>> ~$ cat /etc/init/svscan.conf
>> # svscan - daemontools
>> #
>> # This service starts daemontools from the point the system is #
>> started until it is shut down again.
>>
>> start on runlevel [123456]
>> stop on shutdown
>>
>> respawn
>> exec /usr/bin/svscanboot
>>
>>
>>
>> met vriendelijke groet,
>>
>> Maurice Lucas
>>
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>> Van: Robert Wolfe [mailto:rwolfe at fpsoft.net]
>> Verzonden: donderdag 9 februari 2012 15:43
>> Aan: Qmail List; users at wnylug.org
>> Onderwerp: QMail Under OpenSUSE 12.1
>>
>> Hi all!
>>
>> I am having an issue where I am trying to install netqmail/qmail under
> OpenSuSE 12.1 and I am able to get everything to build, however, it does
> not look as if daemontools is starting at any point.  Grepping a ps for
> svscan doesn't yield any results.  Is there some change I need to make
> here in order to get this to run?
>>
>> TIA!
>> Robert
>>
>
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