Systemd[1]: Failed to start /etc/rc.d/rc.local Compatibility

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Issue

  • Failed at step EXEC spawning /etc/rc.d/rc.local: Exec format error

    [root@vc2crtpb148242n ~]# systemctl status rc-local.service
    ● rc-local.service - /etc/rc.d/rc.local Compatibility
    Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/rc-local.service; static; vendor preset: disabled)
      Active: failed (Result: exit-code) since Tue 2016-10-25 17:59:19 EDT; 1min 32s ago
      Process: 1478 ExecStart=/etc/rc.d/rc.local start (code=exited, status=203/EXEC)
    
    Oct 25 17:59:19 vc2crtpb148242n systemd[1]: Starting /etc/rc.d/rc.local Compatibility...
    Oct 25 17:59:19 vc2crtpb148242n systemd[1478]: Failed at step EXEC spawning /etc/rc.d/rc.local: Exec format error
    Oct 25 17:59:19 vc2crtpb148242n systemd[1]: rc-local.service: control process exited, code=exited status=203
    Oct 25 17:59:19 vc2crtpb148242n systemd[1]: Failed to start /etc/rc.d/rc.local Compatibility.
    Oct 25 17:59:19 vc2crtpb148242n systemd[1]: Unit rc-local.service entered failed state.
    Oct 25 17:59:19 vc2crtpb148242n systemd[1]: rc-local.service failed.
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Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2

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