[ubuntu-za] BUM question
dormakorp at vodamail.co.za
Fri Dec 4 06:21:29 GMT 2009
This is jus speculation bat isn't gdm started by X also?
David Robert Lewis (ethnopunk) wrote:
> Liedeman, Ciaran <15094014 at sun.ac.za> wrote:
>>> Was just worried that BUM wasn't installed right. Didn't want to use it
>>> and turn of gdm and other stuff by accident. There should be some kind
>>> of message like what you've just told me. gdm: init.d not a service.
>>> For interest sake, does bum turn on/off init.d "scripts"?
>> Don't thank me yet, I re-read the documentation and ran
>> $ start gdm
>> which is the command to stop a service making me realize that gdm is in
>> fact an upstart service. The tricky bit seems to be what bum defines as
>> an activated service.
>> Checkout the bum documentation for the details, bum examines symlinks to check if
>> service is active or not. It requires that atleast one runlevel startupscript folder,
>> - the /etc/rc[0-6].d folders - to contain an activated symlink. The symlinks are of the
>> form KXX<name> for deactivated scripts and SXX<name> for activated scripts and
>> these all link to files in the /etc.init.d folder.
>> But this is where I get confiused as I activated and deactivated the gdm service which set
>> all my gdm symlinks to K20gdm but on boot gdm still starts so I have no idea how gdm
>> gets started even though its supposedly deactivated.
>> Perhaps some else could shed some light?
>> Ciaran Liedeman
> There are a whole bunch of stuff that aren't ticked. Xorg for instance,
> and network manager. Still seems a bit scary.
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