systemd (Was Re: tmpfs for strategic directories)

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at
Sun May 23 07:41:29 UTC 2010

On Sat, May 22, 2010 at 11:34 PM, Lennart Poettering
<mzerqung at> wrote:
> On Sun, 23.05.10 02:40, Rahul Sundaram (metherid at wrote:
>> On 05/23/2010 02:36 AM, Lennart Poettering wrote:
>> >
>> > (And as a side note: systemd by default puts a tmpfs to both /var/run
>> > and /var/lock).
>> >
>> So do you plan on getting it by default for Fedora 14?   :-)
> Well, I am certainly planning to have a package for it in F14. But
> whether we can have it as default is to be seen.
> ATM everything looks rosy. I just finished porting over all F13
> installed-by-default daemons to socket activation, and a few more (and
> the patches are good enough to be upstreamable). I'll publish the
> numbers of a 100% socket-activated boot soon. Codewise only very little
> is missing to be fully ready for Fedora (in fact selinux support is the
> only item really mattering on my todo list).
> So far response from the community has been very positive, but we didn't
> have a fedora-devel discussion about this yet, so we'll have to see
> whether we can somehow make the broader community as enthusiastic about
> the whole idea as I am. ;-)
> (some of the systemd-related work in other projects already hit rawhide
> btw, e.g. in udev)
> A little bit down the road I'll make my mind up whether I plan to
> suggest as a default for F14, and then propose that on
> fedora-devel and FESCO. Stay tuned.

If its possible to turn it on in a spin for testing I would quite
happily volunteer the Moblin/Meego spin to be a test platform for F-14
if its decided its too risky to do for the main platform. In terms of
services its very minimal so it might be a good starter.


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