[LFS Trac] #2160: Bootscript functions handle stale pid files poorly

LFS Trac trac at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun May 25 18:15:46 PDT 2008

#2160: Bootscript functions handle stale pid files poorly
 Reporter:  dnicholson at linuxfromscratch.org  |        Owner:  lfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org
     Type:  defect                           |       Status:  new                          
 Priority:  normal                           |    Milestone:  7.0                          
Component:  Bootscripts                      |      Version:  SVN                          
 Severity:  critical                         |   Resolution:                               
 Keywords:                                   |  
Comment (by gerard at linuxfromscratch.org):

 What was the rationale behind using a marker of any kind? In a previous
 version of cleanfs it was assumed that when it ran, it would be safe to
 clean out /var/run (and other directories). I don't remember the reasons
 for implementing this change.

 If keeping such a marker is desirable we could move 'setclock' up earlier
 in the sequence - run it as early as possible. Likely after modules and

Ticket URL: <http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/ticket/2160#comment:6>
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