hard to find info about init

jim jim at well.com
Wed Nov 12 03:04:39 UTC 2008

   i didn't know about launchpad. i'll try 
to find out how to file a bug. 
   but where to find information about how 
the init process works, notably what files 
does it reference? it seems there should be 
some easy-to-find source of such info about 
this fundamental system feature. 

On Wed, 2008-11-12 at 02:26 +0000, Joao Inacio wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 1:08 AM, jim <jim at well.com> wrote:
>           running unbuntu-server 8.04, edited
>         /etc/network/interfaces to force eth0
>         to run in static mode as
>         on a LAN front-ended by a linksys router.
>           works fine for a while, then can't
>         ssh in. go to the console, ifconfig
>         shows the box is thanks
>         to dhclient3.
>         ...skipping story of grief and curses...
>           finally just
>         # kill -15 <PID_OF_dhclient3>
> First and foremost, the behaviour you are describing can only be
> considered as a bug, so have you reported it yet on launchpad? 
> Maybe you can also get some more insight of what exactly is causing
> that issue, and why...
> -- 
> Joao Inacio

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