[Oneiric-Topic] Server Boot

Ralph Janke txwikinger at ubuntu.com
Wed Mar 30 15:14:44 UTC 2011

  On 03/30/2011 10:49 AM, Douglas Stanley wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 8:52 AM, Serge E. Hallyn
> <serge.hallyn at ubuntu.com>  wrote:
>> Quoting Scott Kitterman (ubuntu at kitterman.com):
>>> There was a lot of discussion around improving the server boot experience
>>> before the UDS-M.  A number of people expressed interest in seeing more useful
>>> diagnostic information during boot.  Others expressed concerns with boot
>>> reliability on the more complex hardware typically found in servers.
>>> How are we doing on this?  Personally, I can't remember the last time I
>>> rebooted a server and it wasn't via SSH and the hardware I use is the sort
>>> there were problems with.  Are these still issues for the Ubuntu Server
>>> community?
>>> Scott K
>> I think right now these issues are oveshadowed by the fact that a
>> great deal of server software is not yet upstartified.  I think that
>> needs to be addressed for O.
> I agree, it can get confusing when for example restarting some
> services, I do restart, and for others I have to do the older
> /etc/init.d/service restart. I miss the days when it was all uniform
> :)
> Even if there was at the least, some kind of wrapper, so when I did
> restart servicexyz, if that service wasn't upstartified, it just ran
> the init script restart for me...
> Doug
+1 to this

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