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Re: RFC: OpenRC as Init System for Debian

Stephan Seitz <stse+debian@fsing.rootsland.net> writes:
>>Isn't mounting filesystems, which can depend on the network, part of
>>the boot process?
> Yes, but how do you check if the network is configured and operational?
> - when the link is up?
> - when the IP address is configured (how do you check this with
> IPv6?)?  What are you doing if more than one IP address is configured
> for this NIC or more than one NIC is available?
> - when the switch accepts traffic on the port you are connected to?
> - when the router/firewall accepts traffic from your IP address?
> No event based init system will solve these problems when you have
> dependencies outside the box you are booting. The local admin has to
> check if all timings are right and must adjust them if they are not
> fitting.

Er, what?   Please don't throw out silly strawmen...


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