[Debian-eeepc-devel] Bug#546580: [update-rc.d] Permanently disable service, also after upgrade.

Paul Menzel pm.debian at googlemail.com
Mon Sep 14 09:24:13 UTC 2009

Subject: sysv-rc: [update-rc.d] Permanently disable service, also after upgrade.
Package: sysv-rc
Version: 2.87dsf-4
Severity: normal
X-Debbugs-CC: debian-eeepc-devel at lists.alioth.debian.org

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Dear update-rc.d hackers,

the following question was asked on Debian-eeepc-devel [1].

Am Sonntag, den 13.09.2009, 21:05 +0200 schrieb Jelle de Jong:


> I disable services with the following command example:
> sudo update-rc.d -f ssh remove
> But everytime the package of the init script is updated the service is 
> enabled again on boot. How do you all solve this? It driving me mad to 
> run my "disable unneeded services" script every few months?

Nobody answered so far and I thought, I ask you directly instead
forwarding this to debian-user.

Could you add some information about this issue in the man page or the
Debian Wiki?



[1] http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/debian-eeepc-devel/2009-September/002570.html

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.30-1-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages sysv-rc depends on:
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]         1.5.27     Debian configuration management sy
ii  insserv                       1.12.0-12  Tool to organize boot sequence usi
ii  sysvinit-utils                2.87dsf-4  System-V-like utilities

Versions of packages sysv-rc recommends:
ii  lsb-base                      3.2-23     Linux Standard Base 3.2 init scrip

Versions of packages sysv-rc suggests:
pn  bum                           <none>     (no description available)
pn  sysv-rc-conf                  <none>     (no description available)

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