systemd (Was Re: tmpfs for strategic directories)

Mike Fedyk mfedyk at
Tue Jun 1 12:53:02 UTC 2010

On Tue, Jun 1, 2010 at 4:22 AM, Lennart Poettering <mzerqung at> wrote:
> On Tue, 01.06.10 01:56, Mike Fedyk (mfedyk at wrote:
>> > KillMode=control-group → the entire cgroup is shot down
>> > KillMode=process-group → only the process group of the process we forked is shot down
>> > KillMode=process → only the process we forked is shot down
>> > KillMode=none → nothing is shot down
>> And what is the default?
> KillMode=control-group for native services and KillMode=process-group
> for SysV services.
> Lennart

Ok, the defaults look good.

What type of cgroup are you using?  Does it impede the use of lxc for
containers?  Ie, the cgroup type that systemd needs to be able to be
nested inside a container in a whole OS virtualization (think VPS /
Virtual Private Server where each VPS has root in its container).

I currently use openvz and lxc (which is similar but based on cgroups)
is getting close to feature pairity.  systemd shouldn't get in the way
of being used within a container based on lxc...

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