F9: Problem with Services tool
frederickson at iname.com
Fri Jul 11 20:38:18 UTC 2008
On Fri, 2008-07-11 at 07:31 -0700, Dan Thurman wrote:
> Daniel B. Thurman wrote:
> > Somehow, the system-conf-services tool stopped working.
> > Starting this brings up the tool, it hangs with a blank list
> > and 'No services selected' in a greyed out right panel.
> > I tried to remove and reinstall system-conf-services but
> > it does not help.
> > What can I do to fix this?
> Isn't there anyone that can help me solve this one? I am really
> pulling out my hair over this supposedly *simple* program
> and I cannot for the life of me figure out why this sucker hangs!
> Please tell me what I can do to debug this sucker to understand
> WHY it hangs. I have an strace but who wants it? What does
> system-config-services require for proper functioning?
> Yes, I have pored over the man pages and it mentions hanging
> but *very* limited data. FYI: it worked until I did *something*
> (like install many packages) and somehow it broke it.
> /usr/bin/system-config-services is a symlink
> consolehelper is a part of the "usermode" RPM. Perhaps consolehelper
> screwed up?
The GUI, from the menu "System", "Administration", "Services" is a link
to "usr/share/system-config-services/gui.py" I wonder if they are
inter-related someway. How does your "gui.py" script compare with a
fresh copy? I think re-installs don't always replace everything.
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