On Sat, 02 Jul 2005 11:34:27, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> Package: initscripts
> Version: 2.86-5ubuntu6
> Severity: important
> Tags: patch
> While shutting down or rebooting, the system hangs om the 
> /etc/init.d/networking script, while "Deconfiguring network interfaces"
> I'm running ubuntu myself, but after searching the web i found the same 
> problem also resides on sarge.

Never heard about it, AFAICR

> I found 3(!) problems causing it! In my case I had to fix all 3 of the 
> problems before it finally worked.
> 1) An important cause of this is that the networking script is called after 
> unmounting local filesystems, causing the /etc/network/ifstate file to be 
> read-only if it's on the root partition.
> So in /etc/rc0.d and /etc/rc6.d the umountfs script should be S40umountfs 
> (like in woody) instead of S34umountfs.

This is probably an Ubuntu thing. Debian uses S40umountfs

> 2) The loopback interface should be excluded from shutting down (again: like 
> in woody).

Well, sysvinit or initscripts doesn't shut down the loopback interface.

> 3) the if-else construction in the "stop" part of the script, regarding 
> verbosity, doesn't seem to work (while the sh syntax looks ok to me btw).

What script, exactly ?

I think you filed this bugreport to the wrong package. The problems
all seem to be in Ubuntu versions of the package, or in the ifupdown
package. Please reassign the bug.


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