[Buildroot] [PATCH 1/1] package/systemd: journald should use volatile storage

Mike Williams mike at mikebwilliams.com
Mon Mar 2 17:13:04 UTC 2015

On Sun, Mar 1, 2015 at 3:44 PM, Peter Korsgaard <peter at korsgaard.com> wrote:
>>>>>> "Nathaniel" == Nathaniel Roach <nroach44 at gmail.com> writes:
>  > (By default)
>  > This fixes https://bugs.busybox.net/show_bug.cgi?id=7892
>  > Journald was attempting to write the logs to file before the
>  > underlying file system was up. A proposed solution was to bring
>  > /tmp up beforehand, but that did not always solve the issue.
>  > In addition, since the logging directory was a tmpfs to begin with
>  > (/var/log -> /tmp) this should save some cycles.
>  > Signed-off-by: Nathaniel Roach <nroach44 at gmail.com>
> Sorry, cannot reproduce this here. How do you see it exactly?
> See bugtracker for details about my tests with
> qemu_arm_versatile_defconfig.

I recently started having this issue on my SAMA5 system and this patch
fixed it. It seems to be some sort of race condition; before this
patch it would occur about 1 out of 3 boots. I've since booted a dozen
times without an issue.


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