mongod.service unit cannot start

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  • After updating mongodb-server package, mongod.service unit cannot start with the following log messages.
systemd: PID file /var/run/mongodb/ not readable (yet?) after start.
systemd: mongod.service operation timed out. Terminating.


  • Red Hat OpenStack Platform 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • mongodb-server

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