[arch-releng] [RFC] Switch from dm-snapshot to overlay

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi vmlinuz386 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 30 14:57:44 UTC 2015

On 07/30/2015 11:46 AM, Christian Hesse wrote:
> Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi <vmlinuz386 at gmail.com> on Thu, 2015/07/30 10:48:
>> On 07/30/2015 06:53 AM, Christian Hesse wrote:
>>> Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi <vmlinuz386 at gmail.com> on Sat, 2015/07/18 18:18:

>>> This happens even if you set the machine-id in initramfs. On an ext4-based
>>> machine I have:
>>> # systemctl status systemd-machine-id-commit.service
>>> ● systemd-machine-id-commit.service - Commit a transient machine-id on
>>> disk Loaded: loaded
>>> (/usr/lib/systemd/system/systemd-machine-id-commit.service; static;
>>> vendor preset: disabled) Active: inactive (dead) Condition: start
>>> condition failed at Thu 2015-07-30 08:29:45 CEST; 3h 19min ago
>>> ConditionPathIsMountPoint=/etc/machine-id was not met Docs:
>>> man:systemd-machine-id-commit.service(8)
>> I do not see the relation here, no errors. In you case looks like not
>> started.
> True. Because it is from an ext4-based machine. ;)
> The unit is not startet because condition fails. With overlayfs the condition
> is always true, thus starts the unit and fails to unmount.

hehe, yeah this is on "normal" conditions. Your case, my case, most
users case!, lol I had not paid enough attention to the condition.

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