Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 859195
Service org.freedesktop.nm_dispatcher fails activation
Last modified: 2013-02-13 08:56:52 EST
Description of problem:
I almost always (80-90%?) get the following timeout errors when booting my system:
Sep 19 16:21:21 myserver dbus: [system] Activating service name='org.freedesktop.nm_dispatcher' (using servicehelper)
Sep 19 16:21:21 myserver dbus-daemon: dbus: [system] Activating service name='org.freedesktop.nm_dispatcher' (using servicehelper)
Sep 19 16:21:46 myserver dbus: [system] Failed to activate service 'org.freedesktop.nm_dispatcher': timed out
Sep 19 16:21:46 myserver dbus-daemon: dbus: [system] Failed to activate service 'org.freedesktop.nm_dispatcher': timed out
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
NetworkManager.x86_64 1:0.9.4-6.git20120521.fc16 @updates
Fails most of the time, however, occasionally nm_dispatcher succeeds...
I'm guessing that there's a timing issue in the code.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Simply boot your system
Every once in a while (10-20%?), nm_dispatcher succeeds, and the output looks like:
Sep 19 17:14:06 myserver dbus: [system] Activating service name='org.freedesktop.nm_dispatcher' (using servicehelper)
Sep 19 17:14:06 myserver dbus-daemon: dbus: [system] Activating service name='org.freedesktop.nm_dispatcher' (using servicehelper)
Sep 19 17:14:06 myserver dbus: [system] Successfully activated service 'org.freedesktop.nm_dispatcher'
Sep 19 17:14:06 myserver dbus-daemon: dbus: [system] Successfully activated service 'org.freedesktop.nm_dispatcher'
Server is a Dell Optiplex 390 with a Intel i5 2400 CPU with Intel H61 Express Chipset.
It looks like systemd has a problem in activation nm_dispatcher (maybe it crashed or something).
Can we see systemd logs? Do you see a crash in abrt?
What happens if you run:
# /usr/libexec/nm-dispatcher.action --persist --debug
I do not see a crash in abrt. Couldn't see anything related in dmesg either.
If you tell me how to get/provide the systemd logs, I'd be happy to give them to you.
I went to http://freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/systemd/Debugging to see what else I could provide. I'll attach the NM stuff from the output of systemctl dump (the entire output is over 15K lines)
I already gave you any output I could find related to the problem from /var/log/messages (included in the text above).
Running /usr/libexec/nm-dispatcher.action --persist --debug... The process just sits there, no output to tty, no failure. I had to ^C to get my prompt back. I let it run for a few minutes. Didn't know what you expected to see...
Created attachment 622465 [details]
NM-related output from systemctl dump
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