Using upstart on LFS

Stef Bon stef at
Fri Jul 23 00:58:06 BST 2010

  On 07/19/2010 03:41 PM, Jeffrey Peckham wrote:
> I tried doing something similar with an LFS build a few months ago. My 
> tactic was to just go through all the init scripts provided by LFS and 
> rewriting them as upstart jobs. Most of them can translate pretty 
> cleanly but I started running into trouble figuring out a clean and 
> flexible suite of networking jobs. I tried breaking out each layer of 
> the OSI model, that applied, as a different set of jobs. Probably too 
> esoteric and complex of a solution.
> This might just be a lack of good hard researching / understanding on 
> my part but I feel like early network setup (pre-NetworkManager) is 
> something ever distro does differently and there hasn't really been a 
> good clean solution to define, manage and monitor it.
> Let me know what you come up with in that area.
> ~Jeff
Well, the idea with upstart is to define requirements per conf file, and 
let upstart do the rest.

You do not have to find out yourself, on determine the requirements per 


(LFS/CLFS since years)

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