What does PID1

What does this upstart init error mean?

I'm trying to get playframework to use this upstart script.

I've seen similar errors on the internet and here, but never found a general explanation of what they mean. Does this mean that the started process returned an error? What's the general way to debug these types of errors?


So you don't have permission to tell Upstart what to do. As you said, you are absent and the normal user does not have permission to start or stop system jobs. The cryptic string is just a very technical (and accurate) way of putting it :-)

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