Section: Maintenance Commands (8)
Updated: Wed May 16 2001
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system-config-services - Service Configuration Utility
This is a graphical tool for enabling and disabling services
(including xinetd services). Functionality to start, stop, and restart
services is also included.
To run this program simply type:
This utility currently execs chkconfig --add/--del <servicename> when
enabling and disabling services. This means that it does not have the
same default behaviour as ntsysv.
- Some services will not start or stop properly if started anywhere
but the console (system-config-services will appear to hang in these
instances). This is not a bug in system-config-services, but in the individual
- Some services are incredibly hard to detect if they are running or
not. Starting, stopping and restarting initscripts may give mixed
results (ie. may fail if you are stopping a service that's already
stopped, etc). This will be fixed; until then it's a bug.
Tim Powers <email@example.com>
Bill Nottingham <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Dan Walsh <email@example.com>
- SEE ALSO
linux.jgfs.net manual pages