FR 3.0.20 running with -f on Debian 8.11

Alan DeKok aland at
Sat Feb 29 16:31:24 CET 2020

On Feb 29, 2020, at 3:06 AM, Martin Pauly <pauly at> wrote:
> Am 28.02.20 um 16:22 schrieb Matthew Newton:
>> What's the trouble? Is something not working?
>> '-f' is because systemd wants everything to run in the foreground.
> OK, I had not seen this before, e.g. with 3.0.17. Also, a
> service freeradius start
> does not return the CLI to me until I do CTRL-C
> I will have to examine this more closely next week.

  Use the 3.0.20 packages from

  systemd requires applications built with systemd support to notify it when the application starts.  Older version of FreeRADIUS didn't do that.  It's now fixed.

  Alan DeKok.

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