My unit file looks like this (already attempted to escape spaces as
\x20 like the docs say):
[Unit] Description=My Service [Service] Type=simple WorkingDirectory=/home/cobra/my\x20service/ ExecStart=/home/cobra/my\x20service/start.sh [Install] WantedBy=multi-user.target
but when attempting to start it, it fails with the following message:
Failed at step CHDIR spawning /home/cobra/my service/start.sh: No such file or directory myservice.service: main process exited, code=exited, status=200/CHDIR
Giving the path from this error message to
File: ‘/home/cobra/my service/start.sh’ Size: 280 Blocks: 8 IO Block: 4096 regular file Device: 903h/2307d Inode: 4718912 Links: 1 Access: (0754/-rwxr-xr--) Uid: ( 1000/ cobra) Gid: ( 1000/ cobra) Access: 2015-05-24 22:42:12.702657594 +0200 Modify: 2015-03-27 22:28:05.682531000 +0100 Change: 2015-05-24 22:40:58.830298787 +0200 Birth: -
I cannot remove the spaces from the file name as the service I’m attempting to run requires them for some reason.
Where am I going wrong?
The obvious thing to do is to use double quotes.
You also should get rid of the start.sh script and move any necessary logic into the unit.
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