After many hours of reading/fiddling/reconfiguring I’ve given up on Systemd. It doesn’t work for me, preventing me from logging in until absolutely every service is running on my desktop system. Before, with systemd in charge, it was 83s to get a login screen. That was unacceptable. Today, after
apt-get install sysvinit-core and a reboot, I fired up Beast at 7:40:10 and by 7:40:53, I had a login screen even with mysql and postgresql starting. With all the servers and databases held back, from the starting of Linux until my browser ran was 28s. I’m now back in Runlevel 2 so I had to tweak the scripts but Debian’s /etc/rc2.d/README was explicit and helpful and concise, so everything worked right away. I then removed systemd almost entirely. Now virt-manager won’t run (“Unable to connect to libvirt…libvirtError: error from service: CheckAuthorization: The name org.freedesktop.PolicyKit1 was not provided by any .service files”)… sigh. Hello, VirtualBricks:
I’ll be installing Wheezy in my virtual machines for now.
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- 2015 - Year of the GNU/Linux Desktop
- market share
- renewable energy
- small cheap computers
- smart phone
- Solo EV
- that other OS
- thin client
- thin clients
My MissionMy observations and opinions about IT are based on 40 years of use in science and technology and lately, in education. I like IT that is fast, cost-effective and reliable. My first use of GNU/Linux in 2001 was so remarkably better than what I had been using, I feel it is important work to share GNU/Linux with the world. Now that I'm retired I still use GNU/Linux on every computer in my home except the smartphones which run Android/Linux.
Lately, I've been giving lots of thought to the world I inherited and which I will leave to my descendants. I'm planting grass, trees, flowers and vegetables in my large lot and I've ordered a Solo EV. I plan to charge my Solo by means of a tracking solar array. Life is good if you have a purpose. I do.