[systemd-devel] [RFC][PATCH] main: ISOLATE rather than REPLACE default.target

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Mon Mar 4 23:32:24 PST 2013

On Tue, Mar 5, 2013 at 4:14 PM, Harald Hoyer <harald.hoyer at gmail.com> wrote:
> Am 05.03.2013 07:56, schrieb Tom Gundersen:
>> This allows switch-root to work correctly if a unit is active both before and
>> after the switch-root, but its dependencies change. Before the patch, any
>> dependencies added to active units by switch-root will not be pulled, in
>> particular filesystems configured in /etc/fstab would not be activated if
>> local-fs.target was active in the initrd.
>> It is not clear to me if there is a bug in the REPLACE handling, or if it is
>> working as expected and that we really want to use ISOLATE instead as this patch
>> does.
> I think the idea was to allow service to be started in the initramfs and be
> active even until the pivot() shutdown.
> Now, that I think of it, such services can have "IgnoreOnIsolate=yes".

That, or they could simply be enabled in the real root. Depends on the
service I guess.


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