Re: systemd intermittent startup
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- Subject: Re: systemd intermittent startup
- From: Zenaan Harkness <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2012 19:42:44 +1100
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On 11/19/12, Ralf Mardorf <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> 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.
So perhaps post to the systemd-devel mailing list (I'm not a #irc
person, just mailing lists)?
>> First, systemd worked.
>> Now it hangs on bootup
> That's a feature of systemd.
Thank you :) Made my day. Really thought I might have been doing
something obviously wrong...
> 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.
Reading about it, systemd looks shiny, so I thought I'd assist with
some bug-hunting and resolving by having a go.
The Debian page on installing systemd just says basically apt-get
install systemd. Ended up having to "rescue" my Full-Disk-Encryption
setup, which was a learning experience indeed :)
Unfortunately, I was not able to say why it didn't boot at all,
basically straight to black screen, so my "rescue" ended up being a
Soldiering on, I valiently tried again. This feature of early bootup
hand gets me again, but this time I had three lines of output, as I
posted above originally, although none of the 3 lines implied any
I wouldn't even mind the reinstall so much if I had have been able to
provide some useful bug report, but alas ... perhaps that's another
Can anyone here say they've achieved any sort of systemd joy, or am I
just asking for an ongoing world of hurt at the moment?