Bug#64074: slink->potato: Restarting services possibly affected by the upgrade does not work
while dist-upgrading from slink to potato:
Setting up libc6 (2.1.3-10) ...
Name Service Switch has changed in the C Library.
Running programs may not be able to do NSS lookups until they are
restarted (for services such as ssh, this can affect your ability to
Note: restarting sshd should not affect any existing connections.
The services restarted (if present) are:
smail, sendmail, exim, ssh, netbase, apache, boa, nis, and proftpd.
If other services begin to fail mysteriously after this upgrade,
it may be necessary to restart them too.
Do you wish to Restart Services? [Y/n] Y
Restarting services possibly affected by the upgrade: exim ssh netbase apache.
However, neither apache nor ssh run afterwards. Since one might try to
upgrade with only ssh connection to the box this can be a major
problem (Severity: important??)
running ssh connections are _not_ affected
sshd restarts when ssh is finally configured.