Just posted a new blog story, about the "stateless" and "factory reset" stuff we have been working on for. Enjoy!
(Just a small heads-up: I don't blog as much as I used to, I nowadays update my Google+ page a lot more frequently. You might want to subscribe that if you are interested in more frequent technical updates on what we are working on.) In the past weeks we have been working on a couple of features ...
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- Technically you can bake a unit file into /lib, or a generator to post the unit file you want to bake on /run, that will (based on environmental factors) retrieve a whole /etc from an rsync mirror or from (eh, gulp) an etcd cluster. It's up to you. These are quite niche use cases but they have merit and systemd allows you to roll them out. Are you looking for a more formal method?Jun 23, 2014
- That sounds reasonable. I just wanted to make sure there was a way to externally load /etc without feeling like I had to trick the system into doing it. I don't have any plans to use etcd. I'm still working with SysV systems and wanted to see what my options would be when systemd rolled out.Jun 23, 2014
- Aug 16, 2014
- it is? works fine here... I moved servers recently, but it should be running fine. DNS should have transitioned too, as i did the DNS change last saturday and the ttl was 24h...Sep 1, 2014
- it was down 2 weeks ago, seems to be fine now.Sep 1, 2014
- Apologies for digging up this thread. I just read the stateless/factory reset article. It has me wondering: how long until /usr becomes /arbitrary/installation/root?Nov 1, 2015