Comment 167 for bug 1073433

On Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 04:13:19PM -0000, Max wrote:
> Steve Dodd:

> > Last time I did, my own problems were caused by dhclient and ureadahead..
> It is not an ureadahead issue, it is an extra fork in upstart to launch
> shell for ureadahead if more than one partition mounted.

Yes, I know - I was summarizing!

On Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 04:51:06PM -0000, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 09:19:13AM -0000, Benny wrote:

> > Lennert of systemd refers to this bug on google+. He outlines a fix for
> > the simple case:
> The fix he outlines is not for this bug. It's not for a bug we have in
> upstart in Ubuntu at all; we already reliably ensure telinit u on upgrade of
> all of upstart's library dependencies, which are finite and accounted for.

Good to know, thank you.

On Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 06:21:52PM -0000, Steve Langasek wrote:

> There may be other failure scenarios that need to be addressed. Part of the
> problem has been a lack of information about what's actually holding the
> root filesystem open in these cases. There's a pending merge proposal on
> sysvinit that should help us gather this information.

I had been going to suggest this a while back - automated apport
reporting of unclean shutdowns, with as much cause information as

I will try to do something constructive like boot into trusty and make
sure my personal issues have been resolved (I've not looked at this for
a few months.) I'm updating my images as we speak.