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Opened by coadde - 23/06/2018
Last edited by Emulatorman - 03/07/2018

FS#1032 - [openrc] please remove "mtab", "modules-load" and "swclock" init scripts


Please remove "mtab", "modules-load" and "swclock" init scripts.

"mtab" is a deprecated and unmaintained init script,
because filesystem contains a mtab soft link.

"modules-load" init script, is a systemd compatibility configuration
to load the kernel modules from the "/etc/modules-load" configuration
This init script is useless, because the "modules" init script exists
and it's a duplicated feature.
If you need a module to load a module, just configure "/etc/conf.d/modules"
and start the "modules" init script or add a module in
the "/etc/mkinitcpio.conf" and run mkinitcpio -p $yourkernel

"swclock" is an useless init script, because is a service
setting the local clock based on last shutdown time.
If a machine doesn't support "/etc/rtc", then disable "clock_hctosys" and
"clock_systohc" from "/etc/conf.d/hwclock" with or without
NTP server/client. For chroot environments,"osclock" init script is the way.

Additional info:

openrc 0.28-14


-use lvm modules mtab root
+use lvm modules root


-    want modules-load


-after modules-load

$ pacman -Si openrc
Repository      : core
Name            : openrc
Version         : 0.28-14
Description     : A dependency based init system that works with the system provided init program
Architecture    : x86_64
URL             :
Licenses        : BSD2
Groups          : None
Provides        : None
Depends On      : psmisc  pam
Optional Deps   : netifrc: network interface management scripts
                  networkmanager: network connection manager and user applications
Conflicts With  : None
Replaces        : None
Download Size   : 196.71 KiB
Installed Size  : 1767.00 KiB
Packager        : André Silva <>
Build Date      : Mon 07 May 2018 03:54:42 PM -03
Validated By    : MD5 Sum  SHA-256 Sum  Signature

Steps to reproduce:

Enable the unused init scripts
Closed by  Emulatorman
03.07.2018 04:24
Reason for closing:  Fixed
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