Re: So many packages. So few that I need started at every boot.
On Wed, 31 Dec 2003, Joerg Sommer wrote:
> begin Henrique de Moraes Holschuh <email@example.com> wrote:
> > File a wishlist bug on file-rc requesting that it optimizes the runlevel
> > changes like sysv-rc does, I guess...
> OK, I've done.
> While we talk about behavior while switching runlevels, I observe an
> unfortunate behavior while switching to runlevel 1 and back.
> On entering runlevel 1 /etc/init.d/single is executed, which terminates
> and kills all processes. This also involves processes started in runlevel
> S like devfs and portmap (mountnfs.sh). If you switch back to the default
> runlevel they aren't restarted, because they have their start link in S.
> But so you get some trouble if you forget to restart them, e.g. with NFS
> mounts (because portmap is missing) or device nodes in /dev.
> Is this behavior correct?
Yes. Any services that are daemon-based are NOT to be started on runlevel
S, for this exact reason.
>From the top of my head, I can think of at least one very silly offender:
clamav. I am sure there are many others. Oh well, more important bugs to
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