My 2 cents on the whole Fedora to succeed as global wide deployed desktop are...

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at
Mon Sep 3 20:04:05 UTC 2007

Stewart Adam wrote:

> I in no way want to offend the coders system-config-services as it's a
> great tool but honestly when I took my first look at it I wasn't so sure
> what it all meant and I doubt new users will either. Besides being
> confused about all the runlevels and things each initscript has it's own
> status message and the descriptions of the services aren't always so
> clear.
> Duplicating s-c-s into firstboot would be pointless; I think what Martin
> was trying to say was that a the services we enable now as a "just
> incase" like apmd, cpuspeed, the rpc batch could go into a "Do you
> actually need these?" list. A simple checkmark with clear, one-lined
> descriptions.

Anaconda/Firstboot usually works by integrating system-config-* instead 
of reinventing the wheel with a different configuration tool inside the 

If system-config-services needs improvement, that needs to be fixed 
regardless of whether it is going to be in firstboot or not.


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