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Title: Wither NuTyX? (What's the situation vis-a-vis systemd?)
Post by: jbk on Tue Mar 19 15:28:12 2019
In my explorations of the site, I noted a "under construction" page referencing systemd.

Does this imply a planned transition? An option? Some idea of the future before investing time and effort into trying to shoehorn NuTyX into a BTRFS 'pool' of distros (using rEFInd bootmanager which requires the kernel to include EFI-stub support) ::) would be greatly appreciated. Tx.
Title: Re: Wither NuTyX? (What's the situation vis-a-vis systemd?)
Post by: jbk on Tue Mar 19 17:06:00 2019
And of course, shortly after posting, I found the answer -

Hugo and I decided to split the two systemd and systemv projects.

So, now I can ask a few more questions:

1. Is 10.98 (11.0 RC2) a base for "rolling" updates (or should I wait for 11.0 'final')?

2. Does a "rolling" update 'respect' the current fstab? (For example, if I install NuTyX to an ext4 partition with a separate grub EFI, can I copy the contents of that ext4 partition to a BTRFS subvolume, update its fstab and use a different bootmanager from the one created by the install?)

2a. When EFI-stub was made available, most distros compiled it into their kernel, even though they continued to use a bootmanager/loader (usually GRUB). Is this the case with NuTyX?
Title: Re: Wither NuTyX? (What's the situation vis-a-vis systemd?)
Post by: Thierry on Tue Mar 19 17:51:26 2019
Shorts answers

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1. Does a "rolling" update 'respect' the current fstab?
Yes

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2.   ..... . Is this the case with NuTyX?
Yes today's kernel of EFI NuTyX is indeed located on the EFI partition. We don't need any bootmanager (grub for exemple) to boot a NuTyX EFI System
Code: [Select]
ls /boot/efi/EFI/BOOT/3/
kernel.efi
where 3 is my SystemPartitionNumber

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