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Re: systemd intermittent startup



On Mon, 2012-11-19 at 15:07 +1100, Zenaan Harkness wrote:
> Is this the best place for systemd assistance?

The best place to get assistance are the insane people who try to force
this into every Linux distribution, with LP leading the way.

> First, systemd worked.
> Now it hangs on bootup

That's a feature of systemd.

> So I now edit grub entry and use /sbin/init to log in to post this.

That's only possible, because Debian still does support udev, policykit
etc.. Today I continue to set up Debian or Ubuntu as replacement for my
Arch Linux, because the switch to systemd ships with features like hangs
on bootup.

Don't get me wrong, systemd does work, but you shouldn't set up Linux to
your requirements when using systemd. Set up your Linux the way upstream
wants you to do this, that's the trick.

Hth,
Ralf


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