systemd - missing /etc/machine-id after installation

Thomas Lange lange at
Thu Jan 12 15:37:10 CET 2017

>>>>> On Thu, 12 Jan 2017 14:31:00 +0100, René Bleisch <accounts at> said:

    > I just stumbled over a systemd/journald related problem which may also affect FAI installations.

    > Some days ago, when booting a freshly installed PC (Debian jessie) for the first time, journald could not be started, which means there is no error logging at all:
    >    "systemd[1]: Failed to start Journal Service"

In FAI we create the machine-id file in scripts/DEBIAN/40-misc, so FAI
should not be affected.

regards Thomas

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