Re: beware sysvinit 2.58 installation
Something similar happened last time I upgraded init -- to Bruce's ELF
Shouldn't packages doing stuff like that do some postinst _after_ rebooting
the machine? They could just add an rc file that removes itself once it
Helmut Geyer <Helmut.Geyer@iwr.uni-heidelberg.de> wrote:
> There is a small problem with the new sysvinit (2.58-1) suite. Once you have
> installed it, you can't shutdown/reboot/halt the system as these use a
> different way of communicating than the 2.57* init (a FIFO, no longer a file).
> So please make copies of the old init,shutdown, halt and reboot programs and
> reboot right after installing sysvinit 2.58. After rebooting, you can
> delete the old files.