[systemd-devel] experiments with 'minimal build'

Andrei Borzenkov arvidjaar at gmail.com
Thu Mar 19 11:01:00 PDT 2015

В Thu, 19 Mar 2015 08:39:18 -0700
Alison Chaiken <alison at she-devel.com> пишет:

> I ran systemd 219 with most recent patches and
> and, to compare, with
> Checking memory RSS usage with 'sudo pmap -x -p 1' as suggested by
> Mantas, the former case uses about 5 MB, while the later consumes
> close to 9 MB.    I'm sure that with statically compiled kernel and
> appropriate fstab that KMOD and BLKID are not needed either, but I
> doubt that they affect memory usage much.
> http://freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/systemd/MinimalBuilds/ says that
> the minimum requirements are udev and journald.   I wonder if udev is
> really needed if the kernel is completely statically compiled and
> module loading is disabled?   That is a common use case for many
> embedded devices.

Systemd enumerates devices using udev, so any dependency on device
won't work. May be it is not that important for embedded world, just
something to keep in mind.

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