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Re: racoon and bug 372665

Hello Milan,

Milan P. Stanic <mps@oss.co.yu> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 26, 2007 at 05:05:53PM +0000, Jörg Sommer wrote:
>> Milan P. Stanic <mps@oss.co.yu> wrote:
>> > README says that in the /etc/rcS.d/ should go scripts which are
>> > executed once during boot. In debian policy manual rcS.d is
>> > mentioned only once in section 9.3.4, but from short description it is
>> > not clear could the daemons be started from scripts in that directory.
>> I like to add that starting a daemon in /etc/rcS.d/ causes troubles when
>> switching later to runlevel 1 (e.g. for maintenance) and coming back to
>> the real runlevel (e.g. 2). The script /etc/init.d/killprocs started as
>> /etc/rc1.d/S30killprocs kills these daemons started in runlevel S. They
>> are never started again and you may get a broken system, when you came
>> back to your default runlevel. I had/have this problem with devfsd very
>> often.
> The decision to start daemons from /etc/rcS.d/ is made by presumptions
> that the sysvinit is the *only* init subsystem in Debian.

Can't raccon be started like wpa_supplicant by an ifup command? You can
start the wpa_supplicant by bringing up the interface:

,----[ /etc/network/interfaces ]---
| iface eth1 inet manual
|         wpa_roam /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf
|         wpa_driver wext

Bye, Jörg.
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