service iptables save, systemctl, and unhelpful error messages

Bill Nottingham notting at
Thu Feb 16 18:34:05 UTC 2012

Matej Cepl (mcepl at said: 
> On 16.2.2012 18:09, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> >Note, in this case, I'm referring to "/etc/init.d/foo make-me-a-sandwich,"
> >or "service foo make-me-a-sandwich". systemctl doesn't bother with this.
> Awesome, I didn't know it (I am currently not on Fedora for a
> moment). So why some people were reporting that service iptables
> save lead them to systemd scripts?

Unsure. If /etc/init.d/iptables was dropped, that would obviously fail.


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