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Systemd adds filesystem mount tool

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"rather than just fix what was lacking, get everyone on-board with 'that makes sense', there was a jump to something quite different."

Because with IPv4, to fix what was lacking took more than just a band-aid (because part of the problem wasn't JUST running out of addresses but ALSO untangling complicated routing tables that were causing the Internet to lag).

Similarly, trying to set up a system that can handle dynamic hardware (especially essential systems on dynamic hardware) means creating a system that, unlike SysV, doesn't make assumptions. Plus there's the matter of containers and virtual machines with inconsistent configurations.

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