Bug 216674 - dbus-1.0.1-1.fc6 needs /var/lib/dbus directory
dbus-1.0.1-1.fc6 needs /var/lib/dbus directory
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: dbus (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: David Zeuthen
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Reported: 2006-11-21 09:46 EST by Sammy
Modified: 2013-03-05 22:48 EST (History)
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Description Sammy 2006-11-21 09:46:52 EST
Description of problem:

After installing dbus from the fc6-testing and restarting system
you get an error message at dbus initialization saying that it cannot
create /var/lib/dbus/machine-id. This is because the directory /var/lib/dbus
does not exist.

Creating /var/lib/dbus and restarting solves problem. I guess the rpm
should creter/own this directory.

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Comment 1 Bill Case 2006-12-01 05:16:06 EST
Created /var/lib/dbus; but still got the following error after restarting.

process 20182: D-Bus library appears to be incorrectly set up; failed to read
machine uuid: Failed to open "/var/lib/dbus/machine-id": No such file or directory
See the manual page for dbus-uuidgen to correct this issue.
Initializing nautilus-search-tool extension
Initializing nautilus-open-terminal extension
Comment 2 Bill Case 2006-12-01 05:28:39 EST
Sorry; I mis-spoke.  I had logged out and in and got the above error.  When I
actually RESTARTED, everything worked fine.

Regards Bill
Comment 3 Michal Jaegermann 2006-12-01 11:36:04 EST
I am getting the same error when restarting.  This is actually
a re-appearance of bug 214027 (but the other was for rawhide and
is closed there).
Comment 4 John (J5) Palmieri 2006-12-01 13:26:38 EST
Building new version which owns the /var/lib/dbus directory so it is created on
Comment 5 John (J5) Palmieri 2006-12-01 18:02:44 EST
Should be in the next update
Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2008-04-04 00:51:01 EDT
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Comment 7 Bug Zapper 2008-05-06 12:54:05 EDT
This bug is open for a Fedora version that is no longer maintained and
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