[systemd-devel] About systemd in initrd support

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Mon Aug 25 10:22:02 PDT 2014

On Sat, 23.08.14 13:46, Luca Bruno (lethalman88 at gmail.com) wrote:

> I'm going to do an experiment with NixOS: replace the whole current initrd
> process made of scripts and hooks with systemd.
> Before doing any work however I'd like to hear whether systemd in initrd is
> still wanted in the future, or there's any possible idea about dropping
> this support.

Of course, this is absolutely somethign we support. In fact, this is how
Fedora and suchlike boot since quite some time, and Dracut supports it

> Also, apart arch linux, is there any other OS that you know using systemd
> for the whole initrd process?

Everything Dracut-based, including Fedora, RHEL7 and similar.


Lennart Poettering, Red Hat

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