[Oneiric-Topic] Server Boot
serge.hallyn at canonical.com
Wed Mar 30 20:13:42 UTC 2011
Quoting Clint Byrum (clint at ubuntu.com):
> On Wed, 2011-03-30 at 07:52 -0500, Serge E. Hallyn 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 wonder if we need to address all of them.
Certainly not :)
We do need to discuss which ones we need.
> Rather than focus on upstartifying everything, the focus should probably
> be on getting the key infrastructure pieces working well in upstart
> (kerberos, ssh, ldap, nfs, etc), and then in improving the sysvinit
> compatibility layer so that Ubuntu continues to shine when something
> uses a sysvinit job.
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