[ovs-discuss] systemd issue

Muminul Islam Russell misla011 at fiu.edu
Fri Jan 20 23:48:33 UTC 2017

Thanks for the clarification.

When I change selinux mode to permissive it goes through. I am
wondering if there is a way
to resolve this issue while selinux in enforcing mode.


On Fri, Jan 20, 2017 at 3:35 PM, Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 20, 2017 at 03:08:39PM -0800, Muminul Islam Russell wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am using 2.3.1 version and having issue with starting openvswitch
>> service with systemd.
>> [root at localhost ~]# systemctl status openvswitch
>> Jan 20 15:00:54 localhost systemd[1]: Starting LSB: Open vSwitch switch...
>> Jan 20 15:00:54 localhost openvswitch[3196]: Starting ovsdb-server
>> ovsdb-server: /var/run/openvswitch/ovsdb-server.pid: pidfile check
>> failed (Permission denied), aborting
> ovsdb-server tried to check whether it was already running, by reading
> its own pidfile, but it couldn't read it due to a "permission denied"
> error.

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