cron, atd, anacron, other wtf

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Fri Jan 13 01:18:15 GMT 2006

On Wed, Jan 11, 2006 at 06:20:08PM +0200, Sandis Neilands wrote:
> How about cupsys and hplip on machines without printer?

If your machine doesn't (and will never) have a printer, disable the
service.  It's not possible to determine this automatically; my printer, for
example, stays turned off except when I want to use it.

Ideally, these services could be started when the printer is detected, but
this is non-trivial and a low priority.  This would be an interesting little
project for someone looking to get involved with development.

> And bunch of laptop services on desktop machines?


> And lvm/evms?

This one might be worth discussing again now that we have the server CD.

 - mdz

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