[systemd-devel] How to add startup delay?

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at ubuntu.com
Tue Jan 12 05:12:27 PST 2016

Hello Masanari,

Masanari Iida [2016-01-12 22:07 +0900]:
> My question is How can I add 30sec delay for squid.service startup ?

The simplest thing would be to add a drop-in
/etc/systemd/system/squid.service/delay.conf with

  ExecStartPre=/bin/sleep 30

systemd has timer units too, but setting those up is probably not
worth the effort for this.

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