Arguments against systemd
- Local copy of boycottsystemd.org archive
- EWONTFIX - Broken by design: systemd
- EWONTFIX - Systemd has 6 service startup notification types, and they're all wrong
- Patrick's playground - Systemd propaganda: It's a crap!
- Top 5 systemd troubles - a strategic view for distros
- Systemd? More like Shit-stemd
- "...There are several problems with systemd unrelated to code quality..."
- Systemd: The Biggest Fallacies
- systemd: Assumptions, Bullying, Consent
- Open letter to the Linux World
- systemd Or Poettering, Name Your Poison
- Combatting revisionist history
- Ts’o and Linus And The Impotent Rage Against systemd
- A realization that I recently came to while discussing the whole systemd controversy...
- systemd vault - Everything you need to fully understand the systemd problem
- Systemd Forward Secure Sealing of System Logs Makes Little Sense
- journald and rsyslog
- What I don't like about journald / Linux Journal
- Disappointing press reactions...
Breaking promises and immaturity
"After udev is merged into the systemd tree you can still build it for usage outside of systemd systems, and we will support these builds officially. In fact, we will be supporting this for a long time"
- systemd assimilates udev
- systemd takes over logging (and as if that wasn't bad enough, it uses a binary format)
- Systemd Gains IP Forwarding, IP Masquerading & Basic Firewall Controls
- Gummiboot UEFI Boot Loader To Be Added To Systemd
- DNS cache
- web server
Absurd Bugs and Responses
- Unchecked null pointer dereferencing in PID 1 not considered a serious issue - "I will not work on this" - Systemd requires cgroups.
- Screen locking issues (including a security issue) with gnome-shell - remained unfixed for over a year]
- PID 1 segfaulting on upgrade; journalctl usability issue - bug report still marked as "NEW"
- "Tried to boot my laptop from a cafe..."
- Systemd Prevents the Skipping of fsck while Booting - still unresolved
- Systemd Disables the Linux Magic SysRq Key - closed as "NOTABUG"
- systemd segfaults after updating from 208-23.3 to 208-28.1
- Please do not default to using Google nameservers - Debian package maintainer refuses to acknowledge the privacy leak and closed the bug.
Scope Creep Leads to Vulnerabilities
Debunking the myth of unit files being significantly shorter than scripts used by all other init systems: A side-by-side look at run scripts and service units