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

Harald Hoyer harald.hoyer at gmail.com
Tue Mar 5 00:15:51 PST 2013

Am 05.03.2013 08:32, schrieb Tom Gundersen:
> 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.
> -t

Not for services, which e.g. enable root over network, or s.th. like mdmon.

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