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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1
Azure Cloud Environment.


Running “who -r” returns no output.
Running “runlevel” the response is “unknown”. 
Both and are in an inactive dead state.
Trying to isolate to hangs until it is manually terminated. 


"systemctl list-jobs" shows the following:

JOB UNIT                                                                              TYPE    STATE
259 sapstart.service                                                              start       running
105                                                             start       waiting
232 systemd-update-utmp-runlevel.service                          start       waiting

sapstart.service is stuck in an endless loop. 
Update the sapstart.service and run "systemctl daemon-reload".


The sapstart.service called a user customized script which had a "while loop" with no limit on retries causing an endless loop.  


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  • Document ID:000020259
  • Creation Date: 26-May-2021
  • Modified Date:11-Jun-2021
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

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