On Sun, 2016-01-03 at 21:21 +0100, Simon Richter wrote: > Hi, > > On 03.01.2016 19:15, Marco d'Itri wrote: [...] > > Anyway, if you think that the merged /usr scheme is about systemd then > > you are automatically disqualified from taking part in this discussion > > because you are not understanding the basic underlying issues. > > It is very strongly related -- before systemd, we just did not start any > services before all file systems were checked and present. [...] Any service that used to start in run levels 2-5 was not started before filesystems were mounted. systemd hasn't changed that behaviour, except that it actually checks that filesystem mounting succeeded. Services that start in run level S under sysvinit certainly can start before all filesystems are mounted. That's, er, how filesystems other than root get mounted. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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