[Assist] alternatives to systemd

Divan Santana divan at santanas.co.za
Tue Aug 22 10:42:55 BST 2017

Megver83 <megver83 at hyperbola.info> writes:

>> So I'm interested in stripping systemd from my parabola system.
>> Can one simply go through the openrc wiki doc and use eudev+openrc?
> Yes

Done - thanks.

All worked pretty well except for two things.

Docker openrc missing. Fortunately one in AUR.
shorewall openrc missing. Can't find one yet.

>> What about notsystemd? How does that fit into the equation? And is there
>> any docs on that?

> Good that you mention this. Notsystemd can replace eudev, and will work
> with eudev-openrc, so I added it in provides=(), although no one has
> rebuild it yet (by my side, lack of time).
> If I have some free time, I'll update the OpenRC article.

Cool. It would be nice to read up on the differences to systemd and


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