Bug#806949: ifupdown: some tweaks to networking.service

Martin Pitt mpitt at debian.org
Thu Dec 3 15:29:49 GMT 2015

Guus Sliepen [2015-12-03 16:23 +0100]:
> > Should we order networking.service after
> > 
> > - systemd-sysctl.service
> >   applies sysctl settings from /etc/sysctl.{conf,d/}
> > - systemd-modules-load.service
> >   loads kernel modules specified in /etc/modules, /etc/modules-load.d/
> That sounds like a good idea. Ifupdown itself and most of the plugins
> would normally work fine without those dependencies, but an admin might
> intentionally put something in there that is expected to be set/loaded
> before networking is brought up. I'll just err on the safe side.

We haven't done it so far (i. e. the init.d script does not wait for
those) but indeed these do sound appropriate. Doing that might fix a
bug or two :)

Thanks Michael and Guus!

Martin Pitt                        | http://www.piware.de
Ubuntu Developer (www.ubuntu.com)  | Debian Developer  (www.debian.org)
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