F13: services marked as disabled, are shown to be running.

JD jd1008 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 23 02:33:15 UTC 2010

  On 08/22/2010 07:25 PM, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> On Sun, 2010-08-22 at 18:39 -0700, JD wrote:
>> On 08/22/2010 01:38 PM, Robert G. (Doc) Savage wrote:
>>> JD,
>>> It's possible that system-config-services is not working correctly. As
>>> an alternative, use chkconfig to look at the default startup status for
>>> each of those services:
>>> # chkconfig --list | grep akmods
>>> akmods          0:off   1:off   2:on    3:on    4:on    5:on    6:off
>> $ chkconfig --list | grep akmods
>> akmods             0:off    1:off    2:off    3:off    4:off    5:off
>> 6:off
>> ditto with the rest:  capi hsqldb isdn jetty lm_sensors racoon sandbox
>> vmware zvbid
>> So, I still cannot explain this.
>> For example, capi is reported by system-config-services as running,
>> BUT:
>> $ sudo service capi status
>> capi not installed - Connection timed out (110)
>> So, how could it be reported as running.
>> akmod is also reported as running and ther is not S*akmods in any of
>> /etc/rc[0123455].d
>> also, hsqldb is disabled, yet it is reported as running,
>> same as isdn, jetty, lm_sensors, racoon, sandbox, vmware, zvbid
>> In summary, system-config-services cannot be relied on to correctly
>> report what services are running or, disabled, or stopped.
> A service can be disabled (i.e. not enabled) in a run level, yet have
> been started by something else, perhaps inadvertently.  Before declaring
> s-c-s to be buggy, it would be important to discover if these things
> actually *are* running or not, using ps, and if so what their parent
> processes are.
> poc
Goes without saying!
They are not running!

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