[systemd-devel] systemd --user broken
kay at vrfy.org
Sat Jul 27 08:04:43 PDT 2013
On Sat, Jul 27, 2013 at 4:50 PM, Léo Gillot-Lamure
<leo.gillot at navaati.net> wrote:
> All these big changes from systemd 205 seem good and yummy, but how do this
> relates to the systemd --user sessions ?
> I used to launch all my desktop components (WM, panel, applets,
> pulseaudio...) using systemd user units, systemd --user itself being
> launched by my display manager, but now it crashes at launch saying "Failed
> to create root cgroup hierarchy: Permission denied" and "Failed to allocate
> manager object: Permission denied".
> Is this a bug, or should a totally new paradigm be used for user sessions ?
> I find it surprising that apparently no one has yelled at this yet, but I
> couldn't find any interesting thread about this issue. I hope it's not me
> being bad at googling.
systemd --user is now always started as a service by PID1, triggered by logind.
$ tree -d /sys/fs/cgroup/systemd/user.slice/
`-- user at 2702.service
You need to chown() the cgroup subtree yourself if you start your own
It all needs still some work how things should work in the end, we are
not quite there to offer a fully working default setup of systemd
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