[Mageia-dev] HEADSUP: New initscripts and systemd

JA Magallon jamagallon at ono.com
Fri Nov 4 16:33:56 CET 2011

On 2011.11.04, at 16:28, Frank Griffin wrote:

> On 11/04/2011 07:01 AM, Colin Guthrie wrote:
>> New packages. I don't envisage any problems, but just figured I'd send a
>> headsup anyway just in case.
>> Please note that you'll need both packages for X to not stop about 3
>> mins after your login and/or hang your boot. I didn't put in specific
>> conflicts etc. as that would have meant a little more care from myself
>> with the build system submits and it's a relatively soft requirement.
> Well, that explains why I can't boot after updating this morning.  I get tons of messages about "system cannot allocate temporary file", and it eventually stalls (but responds to magic keys)
> I have initscripts and systemd installed, but when I try to install systemd-sysvinit it wants to remove sysvinit.
> Note that I haven't done anything about systemd one way or the other, so what's installed is what an install around September/October installed, plus --auto-select updates since then.
> Any ideas ?

Check for a buglet in line 392 of rc.sysinit. I had in a couple systems, but
don't know if it was my mistake or it was in the package.
I was going to check in the next box I update before reporting...

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