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commit bbaf7374c571f9002b1a1e04e65b7b398ebdc275
parent cf9002f54362b104c2de32f69fc27b605fdbc86c
Author: doppler <anon>
Date:   Tue,  6 Sep 2016 13:25:28 -0500

suckless.org/sucks: add systemd reboot message information

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Msuckless.org/sucks/systemd.md | 20++++++++++++++++++++
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diff --git a/suckless.org/sucks/systemd.md b/suckless.org/sucks/systemd.md @@ -278,6 +278,26 @@ plain file.) ---- F├╝hrerbunker, 2015-07-31 (You can guess who's the F├╝hrer.) +Practical systemd +----------------- + +Here is what happens on a stock Arch Linux system, powered by systemd, +when a non-root user tries to restart the system: + + $ reboot + Failed to set wall message, ignoring: The name org.freedesktop.PolicyKit1 was not provided by any .service files + Failed to reboot system via logind: The name org.freedesktop.PolicyKit1 was not provided by any .service files + Failed to talk to init daemon. + +In contrast, here is the equivalent error message on a system powered by +runit: + + $ reboot + init: fatal: unable to create /etc/runit/stopit: access denied + +systemd is driving "just google the problem" attitude, because how the +hell are you expected to troubleshoot this kind of error otherwise? + Further Reading --------------- * [Without systemd](http://without-systemd.org/wiki/index.php/Main_Page)