Shutdown sequence and Network filesystems

Steve Langasek steve.langasek at
Mon Mar 16 22:54:50 GMT 2009

On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 04:24:43PM +0000, Scott James Remnant wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-03-16 at 15:14 +0100, Thierry Carrez wrote:

> > To cut those long threads short, the problem is that on
> > NetworkManager-enabled systems, we kill networking at S20sendsigs,
> > before This leads to various timeout errors in
> > and potentially to data loss on the network filesystems.

> Since Network Manager, and D-Bus, and HAL, and various other bits of
> that stack are in /usr - it's kinda hard to *not* kill them and
> have /usr-on-NFS work.

It's also kinda hard to have /usr-on-NFS work at all if you're using Network
Manager to manage that connection, though.

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