[arch-dev-public] systemd units for ppp and watchdog

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Thu Aug 30 03:06:38 EDT 2012

On Aug 30, 2012 2:06 AM, "Thomas Bächler" <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> While creating systemd units for my packages, I found two problems:
> 1) I cannot force pppd fork to the background. While it is the default
> behaviour, the user can override that with the 'nodetach' and 'updetach'
> configuration options.
> Should I use Type=simple and force the 'nodetach' option on pppd?
> 2) systemd has built-in watchdog functionality. Should I omit systemd
> units for watchdog? With systemd, I don't need it anymore.

I believe the watchdog demon has features that systemd lacks. So in theory
you could want to use them together.


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