[Oneiric-Topic] Server Boot

Clint Byrum clint at ubuntu.com
Wed Mar 30 18:00:34 UTC 2011

On Wed, 2011-03-30 at 10:49 -0400, Douglas Stanley wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 8:52 AM, Serge E. Hallyn
> > 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...

There is a wrapper, and has been for a long time:

service X restart

Will do the right thing, and figure out if the service has been
upstart-ified or not.

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