Linked by diegocg on Mon 23rd Aug 2010 14:10 UTC
Linux Lennart Poettering has posted a status update about systemd, an init/upstart alternative. systemd is able now to replace /etc/fstab and cron, and it seems it will be the default init system for Fedora 14. He has also written a post about systemd for administrators.
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RE[7]: I am not okay with this
by Rahul on Tue 24th Aug 2010 14:45 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: I am not okay with this"
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Servers need 99% boiler plate code to be executed? Don't think so. Simple configuration wins. How would you love to have full control over the processes spawned via control groups? How about automatic service recovery? fully detailed reported of why the service failed if it did? And yes, systemd developers are not recommending everyone convert. Even in Fedora 14, only a few default packages ship with native systemd service files and the rest of the system continues to use sysv init scripts. If anyone wants to try it out, they are free to include both. Exclusivity is not needed.

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