vdsmd.service fails b/c iscsid is started using force-start

asked 2013-07-04 21:59:58 -0500

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updated 2013-07-04 22:06:00 -0500

  1. Fresh Fedora 19 minimal install
  2. install fedora ovirt repo
  3. install ovirt-engine
  4. engine-setup

Go through setting up ovirt-engine, fails as host is unresponsive, I think I have traced it down to vdsmd.service not running. vdsmd.service is redirecting to multipathd.service which starts then is redirecting to iscsid.service but is using force-start,

systemctl status vdsmd.service
vdsmd.service - Virtual Desktop Server Manager
   Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/vdsmd.service; disabled)
   Active: failed (Result: exit-code) since Fri 2013-07-05 11:19:24 CST; 1h 1min ago

systemd-vdsmd[9267]: Note: Forwarding request to 'systemctl disable libvirt-guests.service'.
systemd-vdsmd[9267]: vdsm: libvirt already configured for vdsm [  OK  ]
systemd-vdsmd[9267]: Starting multipathd...
systemd-vdsmd[9267]: Redirecting to /bin/systemctl start  multipathd.service
systemd-vdsmd[9267]: Redirecting to /bin/systemctl force-start  iscsid.service
systemd-vdsmd[9267]: Unknown operation 'force-start'.
systemd-vdsmd[9267]: vdsm: one of the dependent services did not start, error code 1[FAILED]
systemd-vdsmd[9267]: vdsmd.service: control process exited, code=exited status=1
systemd-vdsmd[9267]: Failed to start Virtual Desktop Server Manager.
systemd-vdsmd[9267]: Unit vdsmd.service entered failed state.
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