reboot in single user

Jean-Paul Natola jnatola at
Mon Jul 9 17:09:21 UTC 2007

> How long will this take- as stopping  the daemons (spamd/clamd etcc..) will
> cause a halt in my incoming mail?

>Only a temporary halt.  SMTP was designed for intermittent / flaky
>The sending servers will just try again, for a few days typically,  if it
>fails on the initial attempt(s).

I'm aware of SMTP retries- just trying to gauge how long it will take - as I
have certain users that become very unhappy when they see a massage arrive
more than an hour after it was originally sent.

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