Bug#444980: udev not restarted after exiting runlevel 1

Dmitry Bogatov KAction at debian.org
Sun Feb 24 11:52:12 GMT 2019

control: reassign -1 udev

[2019-02-19 15:01] Pierre Ynard <linkfanel at yahoo.fr>
> As said in the history of the thread, this isn't a problem particular
> to udev. portmap was mentioned. On my system I also have that issue
> with rdnssd: it is started in runlevel S before networking, and isn't
> restarted when leaving runlevel 1. Then there are all the network
> processes such as at least dhclient, and worse than not being restarted,
> the interfaces are not even marked as brought down when going into
> runlevel 1.
> I tried to fiddle with LSB headers and rc symlinks to get udev and
> rdnssd to restart in runlevel 2, but I guess I don't know how sysv-rc
> works anymore because I couldn't get anywhere, and anyway I don't
> want to mess with it too much. In the end I added restart logic in
> /etc/rc.local and it seems to work fine; and I switch in and out of
> runlevel 1 all the time.
> I don't see why we couldn't properly fix this to have each of them shut
> down cleanly in runlevel 1 and then restart in runlevel 2. When I look
> at udev's initscript, it seems like it must be much better in that
> regard now than what was described 10 years ago.

Probably we can, just nobody did it. Sorry, I am not up to this.

Reassigned to udev, since /etc/init.d/udev belongs to bin:udev.
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