[mythtv-users] local-network-pingable.service

Doug Lytle support at drdos.info
Mon Dec 6 12:06:18 UTC 2021


>>> [Service]
>>> Type=simple
>>> ExecStartPre=/bin/bash -c "/usr/local/bin/wait-until-pingable.py
>>> 192.168.0.180 60"
>>> ExecStart=/bin/true

My guess is that it's because you're waiting on the results of wait-until-pingable.py.  Meaning it'll block the process until there is a response.  Once there is a response, the ExecStart will return true to SystemD so it knows it was a success.

Doug


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