[arch-general] How to disable systemd-tmpfiles-clean.timer

Savyasachee Jha savya.jha91 at gmail.com
Thu May 8 03:36:11 EDT 2014

On Thu, May 8, 2014 at 3:43 PM, Olivier Langlois <
olivier at olivierlanglois.net> wrote:

> Since a recent update (I have first noticed a couple of weeks ago this
> new systemd enhancement), systemd started to automatically clean /tmp
> directory daily. This is not something that I like as I prefer to decide
> when to clean up and to manually perform the clean up.
> I have tried
> systemctl stop systemd-tmpfiles-clean.timer
> systemctl disable systemd-tmpfiles-clean.timer
> The disabling apparently did not survived a reboot and the undesired
> systemd service came back.
> I guess that I could mess with tmpfiles-clean config file but I am just
> not interested in the service at all. What is the sure way method to
> disable it for good?
> thank you,

systemctl mask systemd-tmpfiles-clean.timer

Should definitely work.

Savyasachee Jha

*"Aerodynamics is for people whodon't know how to build engines."*

More information about the arch-general mailing list