Systemd service life cycle

Tom H tomh0665 at
Wed Apr 6 21:33:13 UTC 2016

On Wed, Apr 6, 2016 at 11:01 PM, Colin Law <clanlaw at> wrote:
> I am trying to define the startup order of a couple of systemd
> services.  I see in the docs how I can use After, Before etc to
> control the order. What is not clear to me is at exactly what point
> in the startup of a service it becomes "Started", thereby allowing the
> next service to be started.

If B has "Requires=A" and "After=A", it'll start after A has been started.

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