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Old 11-05-2012, 10:08 AM   #1
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Systemd v Initscripts


Hi everyone,

I know the arch community is currently in the process of switching from initscripts to systemd. The latest Arch News post highlights the end of initscripts support in January 2013.

I was wondering if I install using the latest media (2012.11.01) - does this come with systemd established or would I need to do a lot of configuring changes quite soon if I install arch in this period of flux?

I think that systemd is now the default and I would not need to do any more changes in the short term based on this news post:

https://www.archlinux.org/news/syste...installations/

Thank you.

Last edited by Sli; 11-05-2012 at 10:09 AM.
 
Old 11-05-2012, 03:32 PM   #2
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If I'm not mistaken, Mageia switched from initscripts in Mga1 to systemd in Mga2. I did continues upgrades and didn't noticed any issues by the switch.

YMMV, using Arch and since I don't use it, I can't say how it may turn out during updates/upgrades.

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Old 11-05-2012, 04:32 PM   #3
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On Arch, initscripts are dead, and it's all systemd. The old scripts are going away after the start of 2013.

https://www.archlinux.org/news/end-o...ripts-support/

Arch has an excellent wiki for systemd:

https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Systemd

...have fun.

Last edited by headrift; 11-05-2012 at 04:33 PM.
 
  


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