systemd (Was Re: tmpfs for strategic directories)

Casey Dahlin cdahlin at
Wed May 26 13:38:17 UTC 2010

On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 02:01:35PM +0200, Tomasz Torcz wrote:
> On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 01:26:48PM +0200, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> > > The problem we've found is that cgroups are too aggressive. They don't have a
> > > notion of sessions and count too much as being part of your service, so you end
> > > up with your screen session being counted as part of gdm.
> > 
> > 
> > The per-user cgroups are controlled via a PAM module. That way there's
> > finally a nice way how we can reliably clean up behind a user when he logs out:
> > we just kill his complete cgroup and he's gone.
>   You are avoiding the question: what about screen sessions? Whole
> point of screen is to stay after logout, and by killing cgroup you
> nullify it.

Precisely my point.


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