Upstart issues affecting the server

Registered by Steve Langasek on 2009-11-19

There are a number of ways in which the boot-time behavior of karmic on server is worse than in previous releases as a result of the partial conversion to event-based upstart jobs. We need to collate these issues and ensure these can be addressed appropriately for Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.

Blueprint information

Status:
Started
Approver:
Robbie Williamson
Priority:
High
Drafter:
Steve Langasek
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
Steve Langasek
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for lucid
Implementation:
Started
Milestone target:
None
Started by
Steve Langasek on 2009-12-09

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Work items:
[canonical-server] test all the server packages providing sysvinit services to see which ones need loopback interface to be up first: TODO
[scott] fix lsb output functions to DTRT, after plymouth is uploaded: DONE
[canonical-server] revert uec-specific hack to redirect console output (tee hack): DONE
promulgate the init(5) manpage: TODO
[vorlon] add release note that bonded interface systems will have issues on upgrade to 9.10: DONE
[vorlon] implement ifupall to interface between ifupdown and upstart for bridged/bonded interfaces: DONE
create a wiki migration document for upstart, based on README.Debian: DONE

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