postfix stop ? in rc0 or rc6

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Fri Nov 10 11:45:51 PST 2000

> I run postfix on my lfs 2.4
> At boot time, Postfix is launched with postfix start in rcS. That ok.
> But when I reboot or shutdown, do I need to add a postfix stop with a K??* link in rc0 or rc6. Or is it safe to reboot or shutdown without stopping it, except when all process are killed.

No, add a K script to properly stop it (calling /usr/sbin/postfix stop -
adjust the path to your postfix installation of course). That way
you strange things won't happen like mailqueue's going all weird on you

Gerard Beekmans

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