[pulseaudio-discuss] Service fails on systemctl start. Status always "activating"

Tanu Kaskinen tanuk at iki.fi
Mon May 22 17:58:39 UTC 2017

On Mon, 2017-05-22 at 09:03 -0700, Karl Stahl wrote:
> I'm trying to get pulseaudio running on a Raspberry Pi 3 (ARM).  I'm
> having trouble getting the service to start properly.  The status
> always says "activating", but never seems to finish.  Any ideas?

What's the pulseaudio version? Raspbian ships 5.0, and if you have
that, then pulseaudio doesn't notify systemd when it has started.
Systemd expects that notification, since you set type=notify in the
service file. You can try type=simple instead.



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