[Systemd] Issue shutdown timeout concerning systemd

Greetings all,

With Fedora 30 Workstation comes one issue : Systemd needs 1 min 30s to close “A stop job is waiting for PackageKit” or something like this. (Tested on 3 different computers, all with UEFI enabled).

By searching on the Internet, I found a solution here :

So the fix is to :

sudo vim /etc/systemd/systemd.conf
sudo nano /etc/systemd/systemd.conf

Then uncomment the following lines :


To :


NB : Note that I changed the time to 10s instead of 90s.

Could someone submit a bug file in order to make it corrected in next Fedora updates ? :slight_smile:

Best Regards

Hello. I would not classify this as a bug. I’m not an expert, but I’m not experiencing such issue.
If you think that 90 seconds is too much, you can propose and discuss such change to the workstation team). You could do that by filing an issue on pagure.

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