Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 980204
Last modified: 2013-12-28 18:37:10 EST
Created attachment 767457 [details]
Take Snapshot error
Description of problem: Selecting "Take Snapshot" button causes error message
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
2.select Take Snapshot
Don't know - never worked
The error is AccessDenied. Creating a snapshot is a privileged operation.
I agree it's not pretty to show the raw error from DBus.
I wouldn't expect an improvement anytime soon. systemadm is not getting much developer attention.
That sounds good on the surface, but is of course wrong. I do have privileges. So it must be a false error.
And I couldn't agree more that the program is having problems, because it is clearly obvious that it isn't getting the proper attention. It is in a very bad state at this point of its development. In fact, I'm not sure why it has been released.
On the other hand, what takes its place?
(In reply to KitchM from comment #2)
> In fact, I'm not sure why it has been released.
"Release early, release often". At the time of the tool's release it was not predicted that the developers' focus would shift elsewhere.
> On the other hand, what takes its place?
The command line tools: systemctl, systemd-analyze
GUI, GUI; we need gui program!
No idea what systemd-analyze is telling me. Had to use systemctl on another bug and it helped with explaning services status.
I will start looking for a better system program. There must be one out there.
I will also work to get systemd-ui put back into the testing repo.
systemd-ui-3-1.fc20 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 20.
DBus errors are translated to errnos using the same mapping as upstream systemd. strerror() message will now be shown as the main message, and the dbus error details as the secondary message.
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 20 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing systemd-ui-3-1.fc20'
as soon as you are able to.
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systemd-ui-3-1.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.