systemd memory footprint

Stephen John Smoogen smooge at
Sat Mar 19 19:56:13 UTC 2011

On Sat, Mar 19, 2011 at 13:05, Adam Pribyl <pribyl at> wrote:
> I just checked memory consumption of init versus systemd in F15. It seems
> at the moment systemd is taking 4-5 times more memory compared to init
> (1.5-3MB vs. 600kB). May we expect the final release to be somewhat
> smaller? I know the "top" values are often not the best source to compare
> memory usage, but ATM I have no better one. It may be, that systemd saves
> memory somewhere else.
> For embedded devices every MB more on essential process like init makes me worry...

I am not sure systemd is meant for embedded devices in any form or way.

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