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* This is a general problem that needs to be solved in the display manager. GDM already implements the bits for the [http://cgit.freedesktop.org/systemd/systemd/commit/?id=f1a8e221ecacea23 CanGraphical] flag.  [[User:Falconindy|Falconindy]] ([[User talk:Falconindy|talk]]) 21:34, 2 September 2012 (UTC)
 
* This is a general problem that needs to be solved in the display manager. GDM already implements the bits for the [http://cgit.freedesktop.org/systemd/systemd/commit/?id=f1a8e221ecacea23 CanGraphical] flag.  [[User:Falconindy|Falconindy]] ([[User talk:Falconindy|talk]]) 21:34, 2 September 2012 (UTC)
  
 
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== Bootloader kernel parameter ==
 
Should it be init=/bin/systemd or init=/usr/lib/systemd/systemd I think the first one is recommended when you install systemd. [[User:AdrianTM|AdrianTM]] ([[User talk:AdrianTM|talk]]) 04:02, 5 September 2012 (UTC)
 
Should it be init=/bin/systemd or init=/usr/lib/systemd/systemd I think the first one is recommended when you install systemd. [[User:AdrianTM|AdrianTM]] ([[User talk:AdrianTM|talk]]) 04:02, 5 September 2012 (UTC)
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:You're right, pacman says {{ic|/bin/systemd}}, which is a symlink to {{ic|/usr/lib/systemd/systemd}}. Both might work, though I prefer to stick with the pacman message. Traced the wiki discrepancy back to [https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php?title=Systemd&diff=prev&oldid=221430 this edit] and the following ones. --[[User:Emiralle|Emiralle]] ([[User talk:Emiralle|talk]]) 16:57, 5 September 2012 (UTC)

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initrd usage

if you are using an initrd without udev hook, mounting of additional lvm partitions will fail during boot. Add udev to your hooks and rebuild initrd.

systemd-sysvcompat

Note: In a pure systemd installation, installing systemd-sysvcompat removes initscripts and sysvinit, permits the export of LANG in /etc/locale.conf, and creates symlinks to halt, reboot, etc. But you can manually remove initscripts and sysvinit as described here.

This note does not seem accurate. On my up-to-date system, systemd-sysvcompat only conflicted with, and tried to remove sysvinit - which fails due to the initscripts dependency. I had to specifically remove both sysvinit and initscripts before attempting to install systemd-sysvcompat. Troymc (talk) 00:02, 2 September 2012 (UTC)

Display manager fails to load with fast SSD

I was having a problem with my display manager (lxdm) not loading on my laptop, which has a Sandisk Extreme SSD. Xorg.log would show errors like "No screens found."

I eventually figured out that the problem was that my computer was booting so fast that KMS didn't have enough time to kick in before X was started. I solved by adding the KMS driver (i915 in my case) to the initramfs.

Just a tip for SSD users, not sure if it should be added to the page or not. --Steev (talk) 16:59, 2 September 2012 (UTC)

  • This is a general problem that needs to be solved in the display manager. GDM already implements the bits for the CanGraphical flag. Falconindy (talk) 21:34, 2 September 2012 (UTC)

Bootloader kernel parameter

Should it be init=/bin/systemd or init=/usr/lib/systemd/systemd I think the first one is recommended when you install systemd. AdrianTM (talk) 04:02, 5 September 2012 (UTC)

You're right, pacman says /bin/systemd, which is a symlink to /usr/lib/systemd/systemd. Both might work, though I prefer to stick with the pacman message. Traced the wiki discrepancy back to this edit and the following ones. --Emiralle (talk) 16:57, 5 September 2012 (UTC)