[systemd-devel] [PATCH 0/3] using firstboot and sysusers to construct an initramfs
intelfx100 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 5 10:09:54 PST 2015
On 2015-02-26 at 02:53 +0300, Ivan Shapovalov wrote:
> On 2015-02-26 at 02:46 +0300, Ivan Shapovalov wrote:
> > Hi there.
> > These patches allow using firstboot and sysusers together to construct an
> > initramfs with a fully functional emergency.service and rescue.service.
> > Moreover, they allow to build a "clean" passwd for the initramfs and don't
> > resort to copying it from the host system (as it has been done in Arch's
> > mkinitcpio).
> > The first one allows sysusers to take configuration from the real root
> > but to apply it to a specified alternate root.
> > The next two patches fix an apparent integration problem between firstboot
> > and sysusers, as previously described here:
> > http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/systemd-devel/2015-February/028355.html
> > All in all, with this series I'm able to do a simple
> > systemd-firstboot --root="$BUILDROOT" --root-password=""
> > systemd-sysusers --dest-root="$BUILDROOT"
> > and, after adding respective units and /sbin/sulogin to the initramfs,
> > to use "rd.systemd.unit=rescue.target" as a complete alternative to pre-systemd
> > arch-specific "break=premount" kernel parameter.
> > [...]
> Forgot to add Dave Reisner to Cc:.
> Dave, what do you think about all this? If this is a bad idea, then I'm
> open for suggestions.
> I just miss these "break=..." from the pre-systemd era.
Ivan Shapovalov / intelfx /
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