[systemd-devel] [PATCH] console-getty.service: conflict with vconsole-setup

Kay Sievers kay at vrfy.org
Sat Jul 20 09:58:13 PDT 2013

On Sat, Jul 20, 2013 at 6:43 PM, Ramkumar Ramachandra
<artagnon at gmail.com> wrote:
> Kay Sievers wrote:
>> such work-arounds need to
>> be a generic as possible
> I disagree with this.  I specifically asked Lennart about a /dev/tty0
> being created by hand using mknod earlier: his answer was that systemd
> does not support it.  In the most generic scenario, you cannot rely on
> the sanity of _any_ device, and will have to go about hand-checking
> the capabilities of everything explicitly.  This will add complexity
> and slow down the bootup for no good reason.  As a rule of thumb:
> don't over-generalize for no good reason.

And I disagree with this. We are not optimizing primary and generic
systemd units with dirty and wrong hacks of UML, sorry.

We just cannot and don't want to maintain such lists in the long run.


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