snappy core: "reboot scheduled to update the system"

Jamie Bennett jamie.bennett at
Thu Jan 5 19:48:55 UTC 2017

On 05/01/17 at 07:51pm, Oliver Grawert wrote:
> hi,
> On Do, 2017-01-05 at 10:22 -0800, Dan Kegel wrote:
> > Just noticed this message
> >  "reboot scheduled to update the system"
> > during a long-running build.  Fortunately I was there and could do
> > shutdown -c.
> > Presumably this is the gadget snap (raspberry pi 3), and a real
> > appliance would control this so it doesn't happen during
> > critical operations.
> > Where can I read more about how to control this?
> > 15 seconds of googling didn't find much, just one irc log
> > from three weeks ago.
> > 
> there is supposed to be a snap config option in the core snap for it at
> some point ...
> today you can only really tinker with it directly via systemctl in case
> you need to change it or completely want to turn off upgrades, the unit
> is called snapd.refresh.timer ...

Right, today the only way to do this is to play with the above timer but very
soon i.e. we are working on it now, you will be able to delay/schedule

> ciao
> 	oli


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