[libvirt] Libvirtd is not started as a service

Weiwei Jia harrynjit at gmail.com
Fri Dec 23 03:33:47 UTC 2016

Hi Daniel,

I download libvirt 2.5.0 source codes and install them as following steps.

$ ./autogen.sh --prefix=/usr --localstatedir=/var --sysconfdir=/etc
$ make
$ sudo make install

However, the libvirtd is not started as a service daemon.

$ initctl stop libvirt-bin
initctl: Unknown job: libvirt-bin

Is libvirtd started as a service daemon by default after 'make
install'? Or I need to start it manually. Is there any doc to make
libvirtd as a service daemon, which is located at
'/etc/init.d/libvirtd' for debian?

My distro version is

> lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: LinuxMint
Description: Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela
Release: 17.2
Codename: rafaela

The same as Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty.

Weiwei Jia

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