On Thu, 2006-08-31 at 13:10 -0400, Elliot Lee wrote:
I think you'll find that some of those will break stuff if they
turned off. And others do useful stuff. And a few can be turned off.
But don't just do a blanket disable because you're not sure that
umm, no they won't.
isdn, pcmcia, apmd and microcode_ctl won't hurt anything
rawdevices is really only used by oracle.
atd only matters for things using at queuing - if we have something
doing that we should find it and stop it.
anacron - bah! and ick
dbus and hal only matter if we were using of the network fun, which
They matter more in the future but they don't right now and on rhel4
boxes it's all kudzu-riffic, still.
cups - obviously - no
acpid - has some meaning in the event we have acpi devices that need to
be negotiated with for different system power states - not on these
xfs - if there is no x the the x font server matters not.
> Only turn this on if we actually use anything that requires it?
xinetd - obvious
> Have or will we ever use this?
We aren't controllowing which arp requests/replies are going on so this
I've turned off each and every one of these one my servers without