[FROG] Failed to start frr.service: Unit frr.service not found

Stephen Worley sworley at cumulusnetworks.com
Mon Dec 9 11:27:36 EST 2019


Did you follow this section of the guide?
http://docs.frrouting.org/projects/dev-guide/en/latest/building-frr-for-ubuntu1804.html#install-frr-configuration-files

On Mon, Dec 9, 2019 at 11:21 AM <ian.2.oakley at bt.com> wrote:

> Hi Donald,
>
> I don't have Slack unfortunately. I assume uninstalling and then
> reinstalling FRR, but this time in the correct location, would help;
> however, I can't find in the Installation guide (
> docs.frrouting.org/en/latest/installation.html) where I should install
> FRR. Where should I install it?
>
> Best regards,
> Ian
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Donald Sharp <sharpd at cumulusnetworks.com>
> Sent: 09 December 2019 13:10
> To: Oakley,I,Ian,TUS2 R <ian.2.oakley at bt.com>
> Subject: Re: [FROG] Failed to start frr.service: Unit frr.service not found
>
> Ian -
>
> Can you join us in our slack?  Goto https://frrouting.org and click on
> the slack link for a self-invite.  I suspect there are more than a few
> things wrong and it might be a faster way to communicate and work through
> the issues.
>
> donald
>
> On Mon, Dec 9, 2019 at 8:07 AM <ian.2.oakley at bt.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hi Donald,
> >
> > The output of journalctl -f, after I copied frr.service into
> /etc/system/system, is:
> > Dec 09 13:00:29 IanRed systemd[16172]: frr.service: Failed at step
> > EXEC spawning /usr/lib/frr/frrinit.sh: No such file or directory Dec
> > 09 13:00:29 IanRed systemd[1]: frr.service: Control process exited,
> code=exited status=203 Dec 09 13:00:29 IanRed systemd[1]: frr.service:
> Failed with result 'exit-code'.
> > Dec 09 13:00:29 IanRed systemd[1]: Failed to start FRRouting.
> > Dec 09 13:00:29 IanRed systemd[1]: frr.service: Triggering OnFailure=
> dependencies.
> > Dec 09 13:00:29 IanRed systemd[1]: frr.service: Failed to enqueue
> > OnFailure= job: No such file or directory Dec 09 13:00:29 IanRed
> > sudo[16143]: pam_unix(sudo:session): session closed for user root Dec 09
> 13:01:30 IanRed systemd[1]: Started Run anacron jobs.
> > Dec 09 13:01:30 IanRed anacron[16187]: Anacron 2.3 started on
> > 2019-12-09 Dec 09 13:01:30 IanRed anacron[16187]: Normal exit (0 jobs
> > run)
> >
> > I don't have a /etc/frr directory; this I presume is because I installed
> such that the home directory is located in /home/user/.
> >
> > Hope that helps.
> >
> > Best regards,
> > Ian
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Donald Sharp <sharpd at cumulusnetworks.com>
> > Sent: 09 December 2019 12:55
> > To: Oakley,I,Ian,TUS2 R <ian.2.oakley at bt.com>
> > Cc: frog <frog at lists.frrouting.org>
> > Subject: Re: [FROG] Failed to start frr.service: Unit frr.service not
> > found
> >
> > Ian -
> >
> > What's the contents of your `/etc/frr/daemons` file as well as the
> output of `journalctl -f` from when you do a systemctl start frr?
> >
> > donald
> >
> > On Mon, Dec 9, 2019 at 7:27 AM <ian.2.oakley at bt.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > I installed FRR on my Ubuntu virtual machine from source, hoping to
> use it with CORE for multicast routing with PIM.
> > > However, I haven’t been able to manage even that; when I attempt to
> > > start the FRR service (sudo service frr start) I am given the error
> > > message in the subject (Failed to start frr.service: Unit
> > > frr.service not found.)
> > >
> > > This is despite me running the command in my /frr/tools directory
> where frr.service is located.
> > >
> > > Am I missing something here?
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Best regards,
> > >
> > > Ian Oakley
> > >
> > >
> > >
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