Long systemd pauses mounting local filesystem/swap

"Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" johannbg at gmail.com
Wed Mar 30 13:10:44 UTC 2011

On 03/30/2011 12:45 PM, Ian Pilcher wrote:
> I just spent a long and frustrating night trying to recover my system
> from what I believed was a complete hang on startup.  It turns out that
> it was just pausing for several minutes.
> I was finally able to track it down to these two lines in my /etc/fstab:
>    UUID=67a74931-48ac-4bdd-91d2-3e788398d472 /boot ext4 defaults 1 2
>    /dev/mapper/root_vg-swap_lv               swap  swap defaults 0 0
> Commenting out these two lines enables the system to come up at its
> usual speed.
> I tried using the filesystem LABEL for my /boot filesystem, but that
> also caused the delay.
> Interestingly, this *does* work:
>    /dev/md0             /boot ext4 defaults 1 2
>    /dev/root_vg/swap_lv swap  swap defaults 0 0
> I'm way too tired to file a decent bug report now, but definitely
> wondering if anyone else has seen anything like this.

There is a default time out of 3 minutes in systemd for everything

It would be good if you try the latest systemd release [1] along with 
the latest selinux-policy [2] and follow [3] and provide /etc/fstab when 
filing the report


1. http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/packageinfo?packageID=10477
2. http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/packageinfo?packageID=32
3. http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/How_to_debug_Systemd_problems

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