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Re: Several systemd annoyances [was: Re: I'm not a huge fan of systemd]

On Sun, 20 Jul 2014 15:23:36 +0300
Andrei POPESCU <andreimpopescu@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Du, 20 iul 14, 04:33:34, sp113438 wrote:
> > My main problems on Sid with systemd:
> > 
> > 1 poweroff takes ages (several minutes), and sometimes fails
> > completely, this is very annoying  
> I used to have this due to NFS mounts and Network Manager (#746358), 
> fixed in initscripts 2.88dsf-55.2. Could you provide more details
> about your system? As far as I can tell Michael Biebl (one of the
> systemd package maintainers) is also watching -user for systemd
> issues so you could get expert help.

I have no NFS-mounts and no Network Manager.
My system is up-to-date Sid


root=UUID=5349d130-9464-418f-8ba3-ed944ec38da3 ro quiet vga=0x034a

> > 2 switching to a console takes 10 seconds until the prompt
> If you're using consoles a lot it probably makes more sense to have
> them always activated on boot. The solution was posted here a while
> ago, but if I were to guess all you have to do is create additional
> symlinks like
> $ ls -l /etc/systemd/system/getty.target.wants/getty@tty1.service
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 34 iul 16
> 02:25 /etc/systemd/system/getty.target.wants/getty@tty1.service
> -> /lib/systemd/system/getty@.service
> Please note you don't need to do this or VT6 since it's reserved. See 
> the ReserveVT option in logind.conf(5).
> Please report back if and how this worked, I have a feeling this
> would be a good thing to document in the FAQsFromDebianUser (see
> my .sig).

I will have a look on this one someday.

> > 3 my X-session is under Ctrl+Alt+F2 not F7
> I'm guessing the display manager (would be nice to know which one) is 
> taking up the first available VT (except 6 which is reserved as per
> the above). You could either explicitly tell it to use VT7 or just
> let it use whatever VT is left after doing what I suggested for 2.
I have no display manager. I start x from the commandline in VT1: startx
I use fluxbox

> > Booting is fast
> :)

Thanks a lot!

> Kind regards,
> Andrei

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