Bug#837201: systemd-{timesyncd, localed, hostnamed} fail to start with "Too many levels of symbolic links"

Michael Biebl biebl at debian.org
Sat Sep 10 02:01:42 BST 2016

Am 10.09.2016 um 02:27 schrieb Andreas Kloeckner:
> Package: systemd
> Version: 231-4
> Severity: normal
> Dear Maintainer,
> on my system, the following happens (from journalctl -e) on trying to start the
> services in the subject.
> --------------------------------------
> Sep 09 19:04:17 bolt systemd[2685]: systemd-hostnamed.service: Failed at step NAMESPACE spawning /lib/systemd/systemd-hostnamed: Too many levels of symbolic links

Is /home or /tmp a symbolic link?
How exactly does the /var/run symlink look like

Please post the output of
# ls -ld /home /tmp  /var/run

Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the
universe are pointed away from Earth?

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 801 bytes
Desc: OpenPGP digital signature
URL: <http://alioth-lists.debian.net/pipermail/pkg-systemd-maintainers/attachments/20160910/f28e9ea9/attachment-0002.sig>

More information about the Pkg-systemd-maintainers mailing list