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[Bug 1400205] Re: network-manager may start before libsystemd-logind


Is there an easy to apply this fix for a normal user, so that I don't
have to wait until Ubuntu does this?

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  network-manager may start before libsystemd-logind

Status in network-manager package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  When NetworkManager starts, it requests systemd login-monitor
  notifications through the libsystemd-login sd_login_monitor_new(3)

  This API will fail if the systemd-logind service has not been started,
  since it directly accesses directories in /run/systemd. As far as I
  can tell, systemd-logind in Utopic is started on-demand (through DBUS
  service activation). So, there's no guarantee that it has been started
  at the point during boot when NetworkMonitor is started. I attached a
  patch to upstart .conf file with one way to fix it -- it contacts the
  DBUS logind API within pre-start to ensure it has been started.

  NOTE: you will not see the error in syslog -- NetworkManager logs it
  to stderr which is /dev/null. If you enable --no-daemon on
  NetworkManager, the error ("sd_login_monitor_new failed") should get
  logged to /var/log/upstart/network-manager.log. NOTE: even with this
  fix, I saw that sd_login_monitor_new failed -- I believe that's a bug
  in Utopic's systemd
  (https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/systemd/+bug/1400203). I
  had to patch both to resolve a suspend/resume issue for me.

  Seen on:
  Ubuntu 14.10
  libsystemd-login0 208-8ubuntu8

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