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Comment: Re:and when BSD moves to systemd... (Score 1) 403

by muep (#48823211) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Migrating a Router From Linux To *BSD?
Jues FYI, even on a systemd-using system, it is possible to install a traditional syslog and have it maintain plain-text logs for you. At least CentOS 7 seems to even default to a configuration that runs rsyslog producing plain-text logs and with journal files only in non-persistent store under /run.

Comment: Re:and when BSD moves to systemd... (Score 2) 403

by muep (#48822807) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Migrating a Router From Linux To *BSD?
I have very little experience of the logging functionality of windows. During the small amount of looking I did, I did not find it similar at all to using journald. And on the other hand, with journactl, the way the log content is usually presented in syslog-like plain-text form inside less. Which basically is the same as what I'd use when dealing with a system that uses plain-text logs. So I guess that someone who has not tried journalctl might get a pretty inaccurate view of how it is like, if he just hears somewhere that it is like the windows logging system.

Also I have not really noticed systemd making things impossible to debug. I can agree that there are things that are harder, but there is also stuff that become much easier than with systemd. And in my experience, debugging problems on a systemd-using system is usually basically the same as on one that has no systemd.

I have no actual experience of administering a windows system except in the common personal desktop system scenario. But as far as I can tell, there is little reason to claim that GNU/Linux with systemd would be closer in experience to Windows than GNU/Linux without systemd.

Comment: Re:And another thing... (Score 1) 490

I am not familiar with the climate of Boise, but at least according to Wikipedia, it sounds pretty reasonable for cycling in the winter: "Winters are cold, with a December average of 30.7 F (0.7 C), and lows falling to 0 F (18 C) or below on around three nights per year." In my experience, -18 C is not as comfortable as some higher temperature, but still easily manageable. And likely most of the time in Boise in December, it would be way warmer than that.

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