Release Notes: An empty or non-existent /etc/vconsole.conf now causes the retention of the kernel state instead of loading systemd-specified defaults.
Release Notes: Support for kdbus has been added. Two new tools, systemd-networkd and systemd-socket-proxyd, have been added. Several libraries have been combined into a single libsystemd to reduce code duplication.
Release Notes: The getty generator now starts gettys on all secondary consoles as well. Automatic PID file removal and automatic discovery of home and swap GPT partitions has been added.
Release Notes: This release introduced a number of major new concepts such as transient units, and scope and slice units. The systemd binary now does all cgroup management.
Release Notes: The boot-time readahead implementation for rotating media will now read the read-ahead data in multiple passes which consist of all read requests made in equidistant time intervals.
Release Notes: Configuration of unit files may now be extended via drop-in files. systemctl gained a "list-dependencies" command. Resource limits can be controlled at runtime. The vconsole setup will apply font settings to all VTs.