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libvirtd + systemd

Posted: Sat Sep 28, 2013 10:16
by TheWizardTower
Hello, all.

I'm trying to get KVM up and running properly in Sabayon, but I'm running into a rather gnarly problem. I just installed my machine, so it has defaulted to using systemd as the boot service manager. However, the init.d script for libvirtd was written for OpenRC, and refuses to run without having that as the boot manager.


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# /etc/init.d/libvirtd status
 * You are attempting to run an openrc service on a
 * system which openrc did not boot.
 * You may be inside a chroot or you may have used
 * another initialization system to boot this system.
 * In this situation, you will get unpredictable results!
 * If you really want to do this, issue the following command:
 * touch /run/openrc/softlevel
True to form, if I run the suggested touch command, the output is appropriately nonsensical. Every command, whether it's start, stop, status, or restart fails.

Is there any plan to convert this script over to systemd anytime soon? Or should I just revert back to OpenRC and deal with it for now?



Re: libvirtd + systemd

Posted: Mon Nov 04, 2013 20:49
by Cb7
Seems to work for me:

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$ systemctl status libvirtd
libvirtd.service - Virtualization daemon
   Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib64/systemd/system/libvirtd.service; enabled)
   Active: active (running) since sob 2013-11-02 07:57:13 GMT; 2 days ago
I suggest reading

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man systemctl