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

Michal Schmidt mschmidt at redhat.com
Fri Oct 31 15:13:25 UTC 2014

On 10/31/2014 03:42 PM, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> On Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:01:12 +0100
> Lennart Poettering <mzerqung at 0pointer.de> wrote:
>> So the problem appears to be that gssproxy.service been ordered before
>> remote-fs-pre.target. That target is ordered before
>> basic.target. However gssproxy.service also is ordered after
>> basic.target (simply because all services by default are ordered
>> before basic.target, unless they explicitly specify
>> DefaultDependencies=no), hence there's an ordering cycle.
>> Most likely some NFS maintainers tried to move gss-proxy.service into
>> the early boot, and didn't set DefaultDependencies=no.
>> That said, services running in early boot must be written in a
>> specific style (i.e. not assume /var to be around, and suchlike), I
>> do wonder if gssproxy is ready for that.
>> Anyway, long story short: file a bug against the gssproxy package.
> I don't think this explains all the problems folks are having with
> systemd-217. 

I wonder if the new ordering dependency between
systemd-journal-flush.service and systemd-tmpfiles-setup.service
(added in 74055aa76 "journalctl: add new --flush command and make use
of it in systemd-journal-flush.service") participates in the ordering

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