Configuration file /usr/lib/systemd/system/smt_off.service is marked executable

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15


The following message is repeatedly logged in /var/log/messages:
systemd[1]: Configuration file /usr/lib/systemd/system/smt_off.service is marked executable. Please remove executable permission bits. Proceeding anyway.


The powerpc-utils updates released July 2019, (SLES12 SP4: powerpc-utils-1.3.7-5.6.1, SLE15: powerpc-utils-1.3.7-7.12.1, SLE15 SP1: powerpc-utils-1.3.7-3.3.1) include the patch removing the executable flags from the systemd service file.


The executable flag was set for the smt_off.service file (file permissions: 755), when all the other service files in /usr/lib/systemd/system/ have file permissions set to 644.


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  • Document ID:7023982
  • Creation Date: 28-Jun-2019
  • Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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