[svlug] (forw) [DNG] Linux system can be brought down by sending SIGILL to Systemd

Dan Ritter dsr at randomstring.org
Sat May 25 16:27:54 PDT 2019

Sarah Newman wrote: 
> On 5/24/19 2:04 PM, Rick Moen wrote:
> > ----- Forwarded message from Martin Steigerwald <martin at lichtvoll.de> -----
> > 
> > This is another reason for me to start to provide Devuan VMs in the 
> > Proxmox VE environment I use to provide VMs of various distributions to 
> > the participants of my trainings. So participants can have a look at it 
> > and do exercises with it if they like. I already started to incorporate 
> > information about Devuan in some of my slides.
> Anyone have opinions on whether Devuan worth it compared to just removing systemd? We make Debian images without systemd (except for udev, udev is
> still systemd) and they work.

Given the existence of the Debian Init Diversity Team and the
participation of Devuan devs in it, I would remain hopeful that
sometime in the next two Debian stable releases all the just
criticisms levelled by Devuan will be resolved and the projects
will merge.


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