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Status Future consideration
Workspace AIX
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 18, 2023

Add Linux systemd support to AIX

The Linux distributions moved away from using inittab. All new linux distributions and applications are using systemd now.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Oct 12, 2023

    systemd-Files as a backend for SRC would be great.

  • Guest
    Jun 5, 2023

    I disagree completely. Systemd is much more that just init, and it's oriented toward desktop Linux.

  • Guest
    Mar 16, 2023

    This is what the System Resource Controller is for, no? Now, the SRC could have a cleaner and better documented interface, but overall it is perhaps a much better tool than systemd will ever be and has a lot less quirks.

  • Guest
    Jan 18, 2023

    Pros are: clean environment for services, similar/identical configuration between Linux distributions (and possibly AIX).

    Cons: "real" systemd needs lots of kernel support.

    Having a compat layer to use simple systemd units might be a good start.