Gunicorn Service no such file or directory

January 11, 2019 5.4k views
Django Ubuntu 18.04

Hello guys i followed the tutorial down to the teeth but still having this one error i can not get rid of

my gunicorn.service

[Unit]
Description=gunicorn daemon
Requires=gunicorn.socket
After=network.target
RequiresMountsFor=/home/tom/projects/muzilla/muzillaenv/bin

[Service]


User=tom
Group=www-data
WorkingDirectory=/home/tom/projects/muzilla
ExecStart=/home/tom/projects/muzilla/muzillaenv/gunicorn \
          --access-logfile - \
          --workers 3 \
          --bind unix:/run/gunicorn.sock \
          muzillat.wsgi:application


[Install]
WantedBy=multi-user.target

The error I’m getting

Jan 11 15:01:10 vmi234115.contaboserver.net systemd[1]: Started gunicorn daemon.
Jan 11 15:01:10 vmi234115.contaboserver.net systemd[10533]: gunicorn.service: Failed to execute command: No such file or directory
Jan 11 15:01:10 vmi234115.contaboserver.net systemd[10533]: gunicorn.service: Failed at step EXEC spawning /home/tom/projects/muzilla/muzillaenv/gunicorn: No such file or directory
Jan 11 15:01:10 vmi234115.contaboserver.net systemd[1]: gunicorn.service: Main process exited, code=exited, status=203/EXEC
Jan 11 15:01:10 vmi234115.contaboserver.net systemd[1]: gunicorn.service: Failed with result 'exit-code'.

3 Answers

Hey friend,

Interesting. What is the output of these commands, provided it’s not sensitive data for you:

stat /home/tom/projects/muzilla/muzillaenv/gunicorn
ls /home/tom/projects/muzilla/muzillaenv/gunicorn

Jarland

Did you mean the location with bin?
I have the same problem.

stat /home/tom/projects/muzilla/muzillaenv/**bin**/gunicorn
ls /home/tom/projects/muzilla/muzillaenv/**bin**/gunicorn
 gunicorn.service: Failed at step EXEC spawning /home/bit/pyapps/btproject/venv/bin/gunicorn: No such file or directory

and with stat command yields these output:

 File: /home/user_name/pyapps/venv/bin/gunicorn
  Size: 239         Blocks: 8          IO Block: 4096   regular file
Device: 804h/2052d  Inode: 790638      Links: 1
Access: (0775/-rwxrwxr-x)  Uid: ( 1000/     user_name)   Gid: ( 1000/     user_name)
Access: 2019-02-25 12:07:46.586711705 +0700
Modify: 2019-02-25 11:30:43.398357125 +0700
Change: 2019-02-25 11:30:43.398357125 +0700

Could someone shed some light on this?

Thanks,

I had the same problem trying to get gunicorn working by following the tutorials (such as https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-django-with-postgres-nginx-and-gunicorn-on-ubuntu-16-04#prerequisites-and-goals)

My virtualenv did not include a gunicorn folder after installing it with pip. I struggled for hours to get it working until I tried removing the path to gunicorn, and just used “gunicorn”.

I changed my gunicorn.service from

ExecStart=/home/sammy/myproject/myprojectenv/bin/gunicorn --access-logfile ...

to

ExecStart=gunicorn --access-logfile ...

and now it works!

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