Bug#964926: systemd: systemctl show <service> prints "Failed to parse bus message: Invalid argument" before output

Marc Haber mh+debian-bugs at zugschlus.de
Thu Aug 6 13:25:44 BST 2020

On Tue, Jul 14, 2020 at 09:13:15PM +0100, Hugh Cole-Baker wrote:
> It turns out this is just caused by running a 5.8-rc kernel with systemd
> compiled against linux-libc-dev 5.7, there's a new capability cap_bpf
> that systemctl fails to display since it's not in linux/capability.h.
> The same issue is described here, with a link to the upstream fix:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1853736

Thanks for the accurate description. This also happens when a stable
system is running a 5.8 release kernel. Can this fix possibly be applied
in stable as well?


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