[arch-general] My end-user $0.02 on /etc/rc.conf splitting.

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Tue Jul 24 12:24:45 EDT 2012

On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 6:06 PM, Kevin Chadwick <ma1l1ists at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> I wonder if ArmArch will run systemd.

ArchLinux ARM ships systemd, just like we do. On my ARM machine (a
Raspberry Pi running ArchLinux ARM) I use it, and as I mentioned it
works great.

> I hope desktop and embedded will
> get closer not further away.

I agree.

> I also wonder if every original process is forked from systemd like
> init? Is it? Then does that mean a megabyte rather than 32k of memory is
> being copied even when transforming into other far smaller processes.
> That shouldn't go down well in any embedded world where ram may
> actually be a rom.

This is the sort of comments I refer to. By throwing out these
statements without even checking/trying first, you are spreading FUD.
You preface it with "I wonder", but the effect is still the same.

> Please give references if you are going to flame me in future. I
> don't believe I described how systemd works or how to use it.

There were too many emails, I gave up. Though, see above.

> I hope
> you don't mind me sharing part of a private mail.

Share away.


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