[arch-dev-public] [arch-releng] FYI: systemd 198
teg at jklm.no
Thu Mar 7 20:31:27 EST 2013
On Fri, Mar 8, 2013 at 10:06 AM, Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi
<vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar> wrote:
> On 03/07/2013 09:35 PM, Tom Gundersen wrote:
>> Hi guys,
>> A new systemd release is out (not yet packaged though), and there are
>> several features which might be of interest to us.
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Lennart Poettering <lennart at poettering.net>
>> Date: Fri, Mar 8, 2013 at 8:12 AM
>> Subject: [systemd-devel] [ANNOUNCE] systemd 198
>> To: systemd Mailing List <systemd-devel at lists.freedesktop.org>
>> Finally, here's 198, with many big changes:
>> In detail:
>> * A number of unit files to ease adoption of systemd in
>> initrds has been added. This moves some minimal logic from
>> the various initrd implementations into systemd proper.
> I am excited in particularity for this feature, and how can be used for
> archiso, when mkinitcpio supports this.
This should basically "just work" now, but I'd like to do a bit more
testing before shipping a "systemd" mkinitcpio hook.
> I guess in a future, something similar will be happen to replace
> "shutdown" initramfs script with systemd, right?
I did the minimal work to allow /usr/lib/systemd/systemd-shutdown to
be used instead of our current /shutdown script, so this should work
However, I think we want to improve the systemd shutdown logic to make
it a bit more elegant before using it by default:
* It should be a bit more clever about the order in which it tries to
* It should avoid printing ugly warnings from shutdown in the real
root when the problems will anyway be solved in the shutdown ramfs.
* Lastly, we should probably optimize the whole process by giving up
early in the real root and jump into the shutdown ramfs as soon as
Patches welcome :-)
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