Re: Debian systemd survey
On 05/22/2013 04:50 AM, Uoti Urpala wrote:
Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
I went through the various init systems threads again during the last
few days. My understanding of the consensus so far is the following:
- Both systemd and upstart bring many useful features, and are a
clear improvement over sysvinit.
Yes, both are an improvement over sysvinit.
Hrmm, I have not tested systemd yet, but personally I'm not conviced
about the advantages of upstart:
- Stops booting *somtimes*, does not provide any information why. I
didn't report a bug yet as an almost black screen won't help in any way
how to figure out why it stopped. Already that stops without any further
information why and where is a sufficiently big design issue, imho.
(Btw, in the mean time I belive this issue is related to /etc/mtab, but
I'm not sure yet.).
- Updating/install programs in a chroot fails with weird messages that
those programs (afaik for example X) cannot connect to upstart. Well, it
is a chroot, what does it expect?
- Personally I'm using unionfs-fuse as very first init script to mount
/etc and /var and others on my development systems. So no need to modify
an initrams, but a very simple approach and controllable using a boot
script. But specifying a script to be run *before* anything else is not