I'm running Gentoo with the default SysV-style OpenRC init system. The boot time is short enough to not bother me. Is there any reason to try systemd?
Between the recent "Why does 'kill -9 0' end my console session" and "How to get a kernel panic" questions, I got a bur under my saddle and tried kill -9 1 on a mostly up-to-date Arch linux laptop. I ...
After a clean install of Fedora 17 and distcc-server, I did a service distccd start, which completed successfully. man service indicates that it would merely be running the distccd script at ...
I have just installed Fedora 15 on my laptop. I want to study /etc/inittab as I studied it in RedHat 9. I don't see any script in /etc/inittab. Also , the way the default runlevel can be changed in ...
It appears systemd is the hot new init system on the block, same as Upstart was a few years ago. What are the pros/cons for each? Also, how does each compare to other init systems?