s6 with OpenRC on Cromnix


Meet Cromnix

Chris Cromer seems to have something interesting in the oven called Cromnix. A linux from scratch utilizing S6 and OpenRC https://cromer.cl/site/2017/01/28/s6-with-openrc/ Here is a very interesting article he wrote about S6 and OpenRC.

s6 with OpenRC

Usually OpenRC is paired with SysVinit in almost all of it’s implementations, it is however possible to combine OpenRC with other init systems such as s6.

So what is the difference between SysVinit, OpenRC, and s6? Well first off, let’s discuss what an init is. The boot process for a standard GNU/Linux system is as follows: Continue reading