Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 214459
system-config-services starts editing runlevel 5 while in runlevel 3
Last modified: 2009-01-09 02:00:43 EST
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Description of problem:
whenever I start system-config-services the status line says "Currently Running in Runlevel: 3 Editing Runlevel: 5" I expect it at start to be editing the current runlevel.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. start system-config-services
status line says "Currently Running in Runlevel: 3 Editing Runlevel: 5"
status line says "Currently Running in Runlevel: 3 Editing Runlevel: 3"
response to runlevel command is "N 3"
So... I'm not the only one who has been annoyed by this.
It comes up if you have a server which runs at runlevel 3, but you ssh to it
from your gui desktop to do administration.
The patch below is a simple fix. The problem was that self.editing_runlevel was
sometimes a string, and sometimes an integer. In perl, ('3' == 3) is true, but
in python, apparently, it is false.
Also, bug 250287 is a dup of this.
Created attachment 242321 [details]
fixes default runlevel for system-config-services
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