rpm-plugin-systemd-inhibit(8) — Linux manual page

NAME | Description | Prerequisites | Configuration | SEE ALSO | COLOPHON

RPM-SYSTEMD-INHIBIT(8)     System Manager's Manual    RPM-SYSTEMD-INHIBIT(8)

NAME         top

       rpm-plugin-systemd-inhibit - Plugin for the RPM Package Manager

Description         top

       This plugin for RPM prevents the system to enter shutdown, sleep or
       idle mode while there is a rpm transaction running to prevent system
       corruption that can occur if the transaction is interrupted by a

       This is achieved by using the inhibit DBUS interface of systemd. The
       call is roughly equivalent to executing

       systemd-inhibit --mode=block --what=idle:sleep:shutdown --who=RPM
       --why="Transaction running"

       See systemd-inhibit(1) for the details of this mechanism.

       It is strongly advised to have the plugin installed on all systemd
       based systems.

Prerequisites         top

       For the plugin to work systemd has to be used as init system and
       though the DBUS system bus must be available. If the plugin cannot
       access the interface it gives a warning but does not stop the

Configuration         top

       There are currently no options for this plugin in particular. See
       rpm-plugins(8) on how to control plugins in general.

SEE ALSO         top

       systemd-inhibit(1) rpm(8) rpm-plugins(8)

COLOPHON         top

       This page is part of the rpm (RPM Package Manager) project.
       Information about the project can be found at 
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Red Hat, Inc.                    14 Apr 2016          RPM-SYSTEMD-INHIBIT(8)

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