Comment 25 for bug 40189

For me, running Maverick, this problem still exists.
It seems autofs is starting up correctly when changing the upstart configuration file for autofs.

--- /tmp/autofs.conf.orig 2010-10-12 20:08:12.000000000 +0200
+++ /etc/init/autofs.conf 2010-10-10 21:25:34.000000000 +0200
@@ -2,7 +2,8 @@
 author "Chuck Short <email address hidden>"

 start on (filesystem
- and net-device-up IFACE!=lo)
+ and net-device-up )
 stop on runlevel[!2345]

 console output

It do have the impression that system startup takes longer.