[systemd-devel] systemctl disable <service> not working as expected

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at ubuntu.com
Fri May 29 04:24:40 PDT 2015

Hello Belal,

Belal, Awais [2015-05-29 11:19 +0000]:
> I am working on an x86_64 platform with a yocto based environment. I
> was trying to disable pulseaudio which is included in the system by
> default so I did a 'systemctl disable pulseaudio' but when I reboot
> it seems pulseaudio is still run for a very short period of time and
> this is messing up some sound controls on my system. Although
> SYSVINIT capability is enabled but no sysv init style scripts are
> available on the target. Any pointers will be really helpful.

Note that the pulseaudio daemon is commonly be auto-spawned from the
library (libpulse) from the user session. It's not very common to
enable a system-wide daemon with the .service file. So presumably it's
just from that?


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