[Oneiric-Topic] Server Boot

Dustin Kirkland kirkland at ubuntu.com
Wed Mar 30 19:39:35 UTC 2011

On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 1:00 PM, Clint Byrum <clint at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> 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.

And if that doesn't work well, let us know!  I try to keep
/sbin/service in tip-top shape ;-)


Dustin Kirkland
Ubuntu Core Developer

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