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Re: restarting ntp



On 2018-03-17, Michael Grant <mgrant@grant.org> wrote:
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> I restarted ntp today and noticed this in the logs:
>
> Mar 17 07:12:41 bottom systemd[1]:
> /lib/systemd/system/system-update-cleanup.service:35: Unknown lvalue
> 'SuccessAction' in section 'Service'
> Mar 17 07:12:42 bottom systemd[1]:
> /lib/systemd/system/system-update-cleanup.service:35: Unknown lvalue
> 'SuccessAction' in section 'Service'
> Mar 17 07:12:43 bottom systemd[1]:
> /lib/systemd/system/system-update-cleanup.service:35: Unknown lvalue
> 'SuccessAction' in section 'Service'
> Mar 17 07:12:44 bottom systemd[1]:
> /lib/systemd/system/system-update-cleanup.service:35: Unknown lvalue
> 'SuccessAction' in section 'Service'
> Mar 17 07:12:44 bottom systemd[1]:
> /lib/systemd/system/system-update-cleanup.service:35: Unknown lvalue
> 'SuccessAction' in section 'Service'
> Mar 17 07:12:50 bottom systemd[1]: Stopping Network Time Service...
>
> So I looked at this line in the system-update-cleanup.service file:
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>     SuccessAction=reboot
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> It's the last line in the file in the [Service] section.  A little research
> shows that this line seems to belong in the [Unit] section.
>
> Dare I move it?  Not sure if this is a known bug or if this is just some
> rot that's occurred over time on my debian systems.
>
> I don't really know what this file does with respect to stopping ntp but it
> would be a bit odd if my system rebooted when I simply restarted ntp!
>

The file /lib/systemd/system/system-update-cleanup.service is unknown to
the package manager in stretch. What distro and version are you running?


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