upstart -- call for wider testing
shakhshir at gmail.com
Fri Sep 1 23:48:38 BST 2006
There is a thread about this on the ubuntuforums. Although people were
asked to report all bugs to launchpad, not all do. If you're interested in
following up, here's the link:
On 9/1/06, Scott James Remnant <scott at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Results of testing upstart so far have been entirely positive, and the
> next step is that it will be moved into main and replace sysvinit in our
> default install.
> Obviously this is slightly scary, so I'd like to ask as many people as
> possible to test this.
> Install the upstart and upstart-compat-sysv packages from universe.
> This will ask to remove sysvinit (and thus ubuntu-minimal) in favour of
> the new packages.
> Once installed you'll need to reboot, make sure all your applications
> are closed and data saved, and run "sudo reboot -f" (the regular
> shutdown command won't work -- this will be fixed before main
> Your system should reboot "normally" (you'll notice it's somewhat less
> verbose unless you're using usplash).
> All of the normal commands ("shutdown", "reboot", etc.) will now work.
> Scott James Remnant
> scott at ubuntu.com
> ubuntu-devel mailing list
> ubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com
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