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I have big problem with creating service in new way - by systemctl (systemd.service) in Fedora 16. I wonna to create very simple service for minidlna server. I have created new file called minidlna.service in /lib/systemd/system/ and here is how it's looks like:

Description=Mini DLNA



Unfortunately systemctl status minidlna.service prints:

  Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/minidlna.service; enabled)
  Active: inactive (dead) since Sat, 03 Dec 2011 20:49:23 +0100; 9s ago
Main PID: 1580 (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS)
  CGroup: name=systemd:/system/minidlna.service

Any ideas how to fix it?


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In addition to the answer given, you may find Fedora's systemd packaging guidelines helpful. – Michael Hampton Oct 23 '12 at 0:06

Try this. It works.


ExecStart=/usr/sbin/minidlna -R -f /etc/minidlna.conf

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