about system_bus_socket

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Tue Mar 17 00:50:53 PDT 2009

阿保 wrote:
>2009/3/17 Thiago Macieira <thiago at kde.org>
>> 阿保 wrote:
>> >> Is the system bus daemon running (dbus-daemon --system)?
>> >>
>> >> Does the path where the system bus socket gets created exist
>> >> (/usr/local/var/run/dbus)?
>> >>
>> >> Does the user which the system bus daemon uses have permission to
>> >> write there (usually user messagebus)?
>> >
>> >But the system bus socket doesn't exist.
>> I understand the socket doesn't exist. That was the error message in
>> your original post.
>> Now please answer the questions I asked so that I may try to help you.

> sorry, I didn't provide the correct answer....^^;
>1.If I use "ps aux | grep dbus", I can see "dbus-daemon" without
> "--system". 
> 2.Yes, the path where the system bus socket gets created
> exists, but no socket.
>3.Yes, user messagebus has the permission to write something to that
> path.

Also, please reply to the mailing list and do erase the signature (good 
email editors remove anything after dash-dash-space automatically, so 
maybe you need a better email client).

That dbus-daemon you saw on #1, do you see --session then? If so, then the 
system bus daemon isn't running. Start it and see what happens.
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