Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 65538
Failure to create selected symlinks
Last modified: 2014-03-16 22:27:36 EDT
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Description of problem:
Chkconfig fails to detect the services mentioned below, making them
unmaintainable. The affected services are: cpqarrayd cups kdcrotate nscd
postfix psacct winbind ypbind
This problem is caused by the absence of SXXservice or LXXservice files in the
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Complete install of RedHat 7.3 system.
2. chkconfig --list
Actual Results: None of the services mentioned were shown in the list reported
Expected Results: The services mentioned should have been shown as being
maintainable by chkconfig.
I'm not actually sure if it is chkconfigs responsibility to create the rc?.d/
[S|K][0-88]service files. Maybe this is the role of each component or part of a
A trivial script to fix the problem by creating the appropiate symlinks
(defaulting to disabled) is attached.
Created attachment 58644 [details]
Trivial script to fix missing service startup/shutgown symlinks.
This is a bug in the individual packages, for some of them. cups and postfix are
deactivated as part of the alternatives process. Some of the others it *may* be
intentional to not activate (kdcrotate is one of these, as I recall).