[arch-general] systemd-nspawn/systemd-networkd/

Jason Ryan jasonwryan at gmail.com
Wed Mar 5 15:29:13 EST 2014

On 05/03/14 at 09:22pm, arnaud gaboury wrote:
>I do not consider myself as a Linux expert, but rather an advanced
>user. I am running Arch for a few years now, with a clean setting
>environment and no major breakage.
>I am a great fan of systemd functionallities, but I waste my time the
>past two weeks setting up a working network on a systemd-nspawn
>managed container with no success. My setup is rather basic : a static
>IP for the main machine (it seems the HOST term is not relevant) and a
>static IP for the container.
>I have been reading/posting a lot, but as today didn't get a clean
>answer about netctl/systemd-networkd configuration files.
>Systemd is now ruling the Linux world, as more and more services are
>managed by it. This is not a bad thing, but in my opinion, there is a
>clear lack of good documentation/manuals/wiki. As it seems we are
>bound to learn systemd, I wish the systemd community could propose
>more documented manuals. This is not the case today.
>We shall now engage a serious rethinking of what part of systemd shall
>be in core, and what part stay in devel. A good example would be
>systemd-networkd. Honestly, this service needs supra intelligence or
>NASA tech engineer knowledge.
>Lennart and his team are certainly very good dev and clever guys, but
>they clearly don't deliver good documentation. I remember that one of
>my main pain in Linux was to set up a working pulse audio service !
>As a long time Linux user, I do not see any interest in setting up
>packages with no serious documentations.
>I do not want my post to start a new flame as the one two years ago,
>but I am expecting some kind of community reaction against
>beta/broken/incomprehensible services.
>I wish the Arch community could be able to separate the
>working/documented part of systemd from the dark/beta part only
>dedicated to a few elite.



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