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

Kevin Chadwick ma1l1ists at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Jul 24 12:40:21 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.

But I include uClinux etc. in that which is what the recent support may
allow without patching

> > 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.

Ok I'm glad it's not something I still think is a certainty. I find
mailing lists can be quite informative and a good place to make people
think, that's all. A fork does copy the parent initially.


 Why not do something good every day and install BOINC.

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