[lfs-support] shutting down systemd

Thanos Baloukas baloukasthan at sch.gr
Mon May 30 07:15:14 PDT 2016


On 30/05/2016 01:48 μμ, Thanos Baloukas wrote:
> On 30/05/2016 12:40 πμ, Thef keo wrote:
>>
>>      >     On 27/05/2016 10:36 μμ, Thef keo wrote:
>>      >      > Hello,
>>      >      >
>>      >      > I followed LFS 7.9 Book.
>>      >      > I finished installing the system and I tried to solve à
>>     problem :
>>      >      > During the last command shutdown -r now, I get the
>>     following result:
>>      >      > Failed to talk to init daemon .
>>      >      >
>>      >      > I tried several commands to correct this problem like
>>     systemctl
>>      >     poweroff
>>      >      > but it returns : Failed to get D-Bus connection: Unknown
>>     error -1.
>>      >      >
>>      >      > I restarted the installation of systemd but this has not
>>     solved the
>>      >      > problem.
>>      >      >
>>      >      > Do I have a problem with a package or is it something
>> else ?
>>      >      >
>>      >     I would also check if something is wrong with the dbus
>>     installation.
>>      >     Were the commands ran as root?
>>      >     What's the output of
>>      >     echo $DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS
>>      >     ?
>>      >     Date: Fri, 27 May 2016 15:43:13 -0500
>>      >     From: Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
>>      >
>>      >     I cannot help, but please make sure the message title is
>>     descriptive
>>      >     when posting.
>>      >
>>      >
>>      > Hi,
>>      >
>>      > Yes, I ran the commands as root, and I even tried reinstalling
>>     dbus but
>>      > it doesn't solve the problem.
>>      >
>>      > When I tried echo $DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS, this is no message
>> (the
>>      > variable has an empty value)
>>      >
>>      > So what I need to do is to declare this variable ?
>>      >
>>      >
>>      > Resenting because I replied to the wrong message and confused
>> the OP.
>>      >
>>      > Receiving the list's mails batched makes it difficult to reply.
>>      > Maybe you should go to your mailing list account's preferences
>>
>>      > and disable that. On LFS mailing lists bottom posting is
>> preferred,
>>      > so please use this style.
>>
>>      > DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS should be set automatically.
>>      > When I login as root to a linux console, it is set to
>>      > unix:path=/run/user/0/bus
>>
>>      > As a next step I suggest to run `ps -ef|grep dbus`
>>      > and then `journalctl -u dbus` and `journalctl --user|grep -i bus`
>>      > hopefully will give a clue on what's wrong.
>>
>>     >--
>>     >Thanos
>>
>>
>> Thanks again for your answer and I'm sorry for missing Bruce's advice
>> but I think that I fixed the object problem of the mail. I also turned
>> off some preferences in my mailing list account.
>>
>
> But you didn't choose No to the question:
> Would you like to receive list mail batched in a daily digest?
> If you do that you will receive the list mails individually
> and it will be a lot easier to reply. If you are receiving them batched
> you have to edit the subject and trim to reply. See how I trimmed yours
> in this reply.
>
>> I did one command before all your steps, it's ' /etc/init.d/dbus status '
>> and I get the following message :
>> [FAIL] dbus is not running ... failed !
>
> What is /etc/init.d/dbus? Is it sysvinit bootscript?
> I thought you were using systemd. The commands to control the
> dbus service on a system running systemd are
>
> systemctl stop dbus
> systemctl start dbus
> systemctl status dbus
>
> and some more you can find in systemctl man page.
>
but you should only use `systemctl status dbus` and not stop because
systemd depends heavily on dbus.

> Maybe the problem is that you mixed instructions
> by the sysvinit and systemd books.
>>
>> Then I tried to active dbus service but I always get my error "Failed to
>> get D-Bus connection: Unknown error -1"
>
>
>
>> After that, I tried your steps.
>> For the last command ' journalctl --user|grep -i bus ' I got " No
>> journal files were founded. "
>>
>> Please, you can see my other results in the attachment.
>>
>


-- 
Thanos


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