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

Alexis Bauvin abauvin at scaleway.com
Mon Dec 9 11:29:30 EST 2019


Hi Ian,

Since you’re running Ubuntu, the simplest way to get FRR installed the
right way for production (not development) is through the official APT
repository holding prepackaged DEB files: https://deb.frrouting.org

Regards,
Alexis

(re-send due to using wrong email address)

> Le 9 déc. 2019 à 14:14, <ian.2.oakley at bt.com> <ian.2.oakley at bt.com> a écrit :
> 
> 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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