[systemd-devel] removal of RD_TIMESTAMP support in initrd

Jan Janssen medhefgo at web.de
Tue Jul 23 04:05:21 PDT 2013

On 07/23/2013 01:16 AM, Tom Gundersen wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 12:44 AM, Lennart Poettering
> <lennart at poettering.net> wrote:
>> I do understand that you are currently not running systemd in the initrd
>> [1], so for you for now this is indeed a loss of functionality. I am
>> sorry for that, but please understand this as gentle push to maybe use
>> systemd in the initrd, or even better maybe just adopt dracut?
> For the record, I too think it is a shame this functionality is lost,
> but for a different reason: having the possibility to (easily) get
> performance data to compare systemd (in the initramfs) and non-systemd
> (in the initramfs) boots is the best way to push for the adoption of
> systemd in the initramfs (which I think is the future).
>> [1] I remember Arch's Tom Gunderson working with Harald on improving the
>> mounting logic in darcut/systemd quite a bit at the last
>> hackfest. Because of Arch we now have much nicer mount code in
>> Dracut/systemd. It would be a pitty if that'd be lost to Arch itself,
>> where this came from...

Please note that there is no reason to keep systemd-timestamp in the
tree with this feature removed.


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