Re: Bug#400952: rc order of portmap,nis,autofs
[Jan Christoph Nordholz]
> the present situation has portmap at 18 and autofs and nis at 19;
> this is a problem even at normal bootup. Nis moving to 18 would
> improve things, but not fix them wholly for systems which switch to
> single-user and back - and that's where we are, discussing whether
> portmap may move its multiuser runlevel script to 17 so that nis
> could follow to 18.
I suspect the real solution is to switch to a dependency based boot
sequence ordering, ala the method provided by the insserv package
using the LSB init.d headers. Until the ordering is dynamic, we will
always run into problems with incorrectly selected sequence numbers.