[DSE-Dev] Bug#753727: Please don't run "telinit u" under systemd
biebl at debian.org
Fri Jul 4 14:25:18 UTC 2014
The current version of libselinux1.postint runs "telinit u" to tell init
to re-exec itself. This was added so the system can shutdown cleanly
when sysvinit is the active PID 1.
Under systemd this is not necessary since systemd uses a dedicated
systemd-shutdown  tool which replaces init on shutdown. This ensures
all file systems can be unmounted cleanly.
Running "telinit u" midway through a dist-upgrade can have unwanted side
effects as the systemd package might be in an inconsistent state. As
you can see at , apt decided to remove libaudit0 (which is a
dependency of systemd in wheezy) and replace it with libaudit1. The new
systemd package is not yet unpacked. Running "telinit u" in such a state
will then lead to kernel panic.
Therefore please consider applying the attached patch in your next
-- System Information:
Debian Release: jessie/sid
APT prefers unstable
APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (200, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386
Kernel: Linux 3.14-1-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=de_DE.utf8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Versions of packages libsepol1:amd64 depends on:
ii libc6 2.19-4
ii multiarch-support 2.19-4
libsepol1:amd64 recommends no packages.
libsepol1:amd64 suggests no packages.
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