F8 is getting *really* sysadmin-hostile
cmadams at hiwaay.net
Thu Nov 15 19:01:41 UTC 2007
Once upon a time, John Poelstra <poelstra at redhat.com> said:
> chkconfig --del NetworkManager
This will not have the desired effect. _Never_ use "chkconfig --del"
manually (unless you are manually uninstalling non-RPM-packaged
You want "chkconfig NetworkManager off".
The problem with using --del is that it removes all references to
NetworkManager in the rc?.d directories. The next time there is an
update to the NetworkManager RPM, it will run "chkconfig --add", which
will reset it to the default (which is to start on boot). If you
instead turn it off, chkconfig will see it as already installed and do
Chris Adams <cmadams at hiwaay.net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.
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