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. Mike.