[CentOS] Just need to vent

Fri Jan 29 00:20:14 UTC 2016
Kay Schenk <kay.schenk at gmail.com>

On 01/27/2016 08:02 AM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
> Sylvain CANOINE wrote:
>>> De: "Jonathan Billings" <billings at negate.org>
>>> Maybe you're not aware of it, but there are a LOT of things that
>>> systemd fixes that people are happy about.
>> Like what ? I don't remember there were as many errors to fix before
>> systemd appeared.
> Agreed. The speed of boot and shutdown? Whoop-de-do. I've got HP servers
> that take about 70 second BEFORE THE LOGO ever comes up, just blank
> screen, before POST. And my servers - for at least a lot of them, I've got
> once a month maintenance windows to reboot. Some, maybe once every three
> months. Why should I care about speed of reboot? That matters on someone's
> laptop, but the rest?
> Or the annoyance with NetMangler, that in 7 is not only noisy, but keeps
> wanting to do stuff with wifi... on a wired workstation, and I have yet to
> figure out how to shut it up.
> Or systemctl restart somethingorother, that gives *ZERO* warm fuzzies
> while running, just nothing, and you have to run another command to find
> out what happened.  Or the non-plain-text configuration files, which are
> just *wonderful* NOT when you're in linux rescue.
> Just because you *can* do something does not mean you *should*.
>         mark

Also agreed. yes, systemd IS faster but NOT as easy to troubleshoot.
NOT at all.


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