Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 827790
systemd fails to initialize autohome.target, or autogroup.target
Last modified: 2013-07-31 23:36:19 EDT
Description of problem:
The autodir target files, autohome.target and autogroup.target fail to start, and do not use the conf files in /etc/sysconfig.
They should be service files. the [Service] section is not valid in a target file.
Second, the sysconfig files are not used, and the backup options of autodir cannot be set.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Enable and start either target.
Steps to Reproduce:
systemctl enable autohome.target
systemctl start autohome.target
Jun 2 20:22:52 montechristo systemd: [/usr/lib/systemd/system/autohome.target:5] Unknown section 'Service'. Ignoring.
Jun 2 20:22:52 montechristo systemd: [/usr/lib/systemd/system/autohome.target:6] Assignment outside of section. Ignoring.
Jun 2 20:22:52 montechristo systemd: [/usr/lib/systemd/system/autohome.target:7] Assignment outside of section. Ignoring.
Jun 2 20:22:52 montechristo systemd: [/usr/lib/systemd/system/autohome.target:8] Assignment outside of section. Ignoring.
ps -ef | grep autodir
A running autodir process.
Home directories when users log in...
I'm re-writing the target files as autohome.service for now.
Using autofs.service as a model since they both do something similar, automount home directories. The current after local-fs target does not account for user logins and NIS users and groups being available.
I'll attach the service files after I get everything working and tested.
Created attachment 589320 [details]
Replace autohome.target with autohome.service
The current autohome.target is invalid. A service section is not allowed in a target file.
The attached file replaces /lib/systemd/system/autohome.target
This service file:
1) Uses /etc/sysconfig/autohome for main variables.
2) Uses Before's from autofs.service (network.target ypbind.service)
The service does not:
1) Set the optional backup variables. A ExecStartPre command illustrates the variables needed.
Created attachment 589321 [details]
Replace /lib/systemd/system/autogroup.target with autogroup.service
See autogroup.service comment.
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