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Re: RFC: OpenRC as Init System for Debian

On 04/26/2012 08:58 AM, Arto Jantunen wrote:
> Eray Aslan <eray.aslan@caf.com.tr> writes:
>> On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 03:23:18AM +0800, Chow Loong Jin wrote:
>>> I think Arto Jantunen explained it pretty well earlier in this thread:
>>>> Reliability in the case of modern kernels and modern hardware means
>>>> event based, not static. The hardware in a modern computer comes and
>>>> goes as it pleases (usb devices being the worst example, but scanning
>> That's the thing.  Hardware do not come and go as it pleases on my
>> servers and I do not want anything happening when someone inserts a usb
>> device.  It's nice on my laptop but not on my servers.
> So you have absolute control on which device gets detected by the kernel
> at which exact moment? That's a cool trick indeed, you really need to
> teach me how to do that.
> Unless you have radically modified things from the way the kernel works
> by default, a lot of things already happen on your servers when a usb
> device is inserted (the kernel notices the device and loads a driver,
> udev (if it's running and not modified) creates the relevant device
> nodes, etc).

And udev does this jus fine, I don't need systemd or whatever else on
top of that.

> I agree that automatically mounting usb sticks or such on servers would
> be more than silly, and haven't suggested that (neither have the upstart
> and systemd upstream developers, as far as I'm aware).

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