[systemd-devel] systemd boot issue

Lennart Poettering mztabzr at 0pointer.de
Mon Dec 15 07:52:49 PST 2014

On Mon, 15.12.14 11:45, P J P (pjp at fedoraproject.org) wrote:

>    Hello,
> Please see:
>   -> http://fpaste.org/159783/
>   -> https://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/devel/2014-September/202289.html
> I first encountered this issue with a custom built kernel-3.16,
> then in kernel-3.17 and now in 3.18 too. First issue here is that
> kernel boot-up halts after saying
>    ...
>    Starting Switch root.
>    [    3.031675] systemd-journald[948]: Received SIGTERM from PID 1 (systemd).
> And second, I've tried various systemd kernel parameters and to sift
> through systemd/journalctl logs, but can't find anything pointing at a real
> problem that halts the system. Others too have faced this issue before,
>   -> https://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/devel/2014-September/202274.html
> Does anyone here have a clue or suggestion?

Can you boot with "systemd.log_level=debug systemd.log_target=kmsg"?
This should print all logs to the console.

Most likely there's some necessary kernel option not enabled in your
custom kernel. Check that you have enabled everything listed in README.


Lennart Poettering, Red Hat

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