[Mageia-dev] Proposal: Deprecate draknetcenter+network init scripts after systemd becomes default.

Thierry Vignaud thierry.vignaud at gmail.com
Tue Aug 23 15:28:36 CEST 2011

On 23 August 2011 13:16, Guillaume Rousse <guillomovitch at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The things that these individual tools implement are a few relatively
>> simply commands to the kernel and it doesn't make sense to do all this
>> in shell. It makes much more sense to do all these jobs in efficient
>> code that runs *quickly* without forking hundreds of times. The code is
>> still perfectly visible and easily hackable, but now things are much
>> more robust and efficient.
> Booting faster makes sense on desktops, not on servers. My general
> impression in this new trend (systemd, networkmanager, etc...) is the need
> to compete with proprietary system (macos, windows) on end-user segment, at
> the cost of genericity and simplicity.

What's more gaining 20s on a server when the IBM uefi/firmware take *minutes* to
setup the machine is worthless.
On the server side, we still manage RHEL networking through old style
ifcfg* config files

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