Check Home Assistant configuration - unable to control /var/run/s6/services: supervisor not listening

I’ve got a recent installation of HA on a raspberry pi that is working fine. I have two updates pending:

  • Home Assistant Core from core-2021.9.7 to core-2021.10.4
  • Operating System from 6.4 to 6.5

I’ve never updated it before so I’m being a bit careful: full backup, read release notes, run the check HA configuration add on etc.

The “Check Home Assistant configuration” add-on reports no problem with my configuration, but it gives the error: “s6-svscanctl: fatal: unable to control /var/run/s6/services: supervisor not listening”. I’m not sure if this is something I should be concerned about or how this can be fixed. The log reads:

[s6-init] making user provided files available at /var/run/s6/etc...exited 0.
[s6-init] ensuring user provided files have correct perms...exited 0.
[fix-attrs.d] applying ownership & permissions fixes...
[fix-attrs.d] done.
[cont-init.d] executing container initialization scripts...
[cont-init.d] done.
[services.d] starting services
[services.d] done.
[09:54:44] INFO: Don't worry, this temporary installation is not overwriting your current one.
[09:54:44] INFO: Installing Home Assistant: stable...
[09:54:44] INFO: Please be patient, this might take a few minutes...
[09:58:52] INFO: Installed Home Assistant 2021.10.4
[09:58:52] INFO: Making a copy of your configuration for checking...
[09:58:53] INFO: Checking your configuration against this version...
[10:06:14] INFO: Configuration check finished - no error found! :)
s6-svscanctl: fatal: unable to control /var/run/s6/services: supervisor not listening
[cont-finish.d] executing container finish scripts...
[cont-finish.d] done.
[s6-finish] waiting for services.
[s6-finish] sending all processes the TERM signal.
[s6-finish] sending all processes the KILL signal and exiting.

Is this something I should be concerned about? Any ideas on how I can fix it if it’s not OK?


I’ve got the same problem right now. Did you finally solve it?