possibly problem with rawhide (systemd-217?): "Found ordering cycle on basic.target/start"

Michal Schmidt mschmidt at redhat.com
Fri Oct 31 13:41:23 UTC 2014

On 10/31/2014 02:30 PM, Matthew Miller wrote:
> Oct 31 09:19:46 ubik systemd[1]: dev-mqueue.mount: Directory /dev/mqueue to mount over is not empty, mounting anyway.
> Oct 31 09:19:46 ubik mount[4484]: mount: mount point /dev/mqueue does not exist
> Oct 31 09:19:46 ubik systemd[1]: dev-mqueue.mount mount process exited, code=exited status=32
> Oct 31 09:19:46 ubik systemd[1]: Failed to mount POSIX Message Queue File System.

I saw this too, but didn't look into it.

> On a related but different note — is there a way to detect potential
> ordering cycles from a set of RPMs on disk (possibly installed in a
> chroot or something) _without_ actually booting? Maybe we could add a
> taskotron check for that for packages with changes to systemd unit
> files. (I realize that what is enabled on people's systems will have an
> impact, but we could check against a set of defaults at least.)

It's not the perfect solution, but this command would report
the cycle you saw:
/usr/lib/systemd/systemd --test --system


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