Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 709151
Cobbler still uses dhcp server init script
Last modified: 2012-08-07 12:33:41 EDT
Description of problem:
When managing dhcp server from cobbler, it tries to restart the service using the old sysv script (/etc/rc.d/init.d/dhcp) which is no longer installed with dhcp-4.2.1-9.P1.fc15.
This makes cobbler synchronization to fail.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. configure cobbler to manage dhcp
2. cobbler sync
running: /etc/rc.d/init.d/dhcpd restart
received on stdout:
received on stderr: /bin/sh: /etc/rc.d/init.d/dhcpd: No such file or directory
Exception occured: <class 'cobbler.cexceptions.CX'>
Cobbler should restart the service properly, either using systemd commands or with dhcp script if it was distributed with dhcp server package.
As a temporary fix, you can (as root), do this:
chmod a+x /etc/rc.d/init.d/dhcpd
Only a workaround until this bug is addressed.
Still not fixed in FC16 cobbler-2.0.11-3.fc16.noarch
Created attachment 561235 [details]
dummy /etc/init.d/dhcpd that invokes /bin/systemctl
better workaround -- actually invokes systemctl for dhcpd.service
Sorry about late answer...
I was using the workaround Alan proposed but I should say if using SELinux the init script needs to be properly labelled:
chcon system_u:object_r:dhcpd_initrc_exec_t:s0 /etc/rc.d/init.d/dhcpd
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