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Bug 76794 - missing description for many services
missing description for many services
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-config-services (Show other bugs)
i586 Linux
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Assigned To: Daniel Walsh
Depends On: 77710 77711 77712 77713 77714 77715 77716 77717 77718 77719 77721 77722 77723
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Reported: 2002-10-26 16:27 EDT by matteo porta
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-01-15 11:58:08 EST
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Description matteo porta 2002-10-26 16:27:05 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.0; Virgilio6pc)

Description of problem:
there are missing description for many services, and the one that are present 
are a little cryptic (at least to me, and to many users coming from windows)

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. launch tool for services
2. look at the descriptions...

Additional info:
Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2002-10-31 14:11:04 EST
Could you give me more information.  Which services are missing descriptions.  
redhat-config-services is reading service definitions out of the /etc/init.d and
/etx/xinet.d directories.  So these do not come with redhat-config-services.  I
need to know which descriptions are missing and which wordings you would like to
have changed.   If you would like to submit rewordings that would be appreciated

Comment 2 matteo porta 2002-11-05 14:57:39 EST
missing descriptions:


descriptions to be enhanced (imho):

chargen and chargen-udp	(what is a chargen server?)
daytime and daytime-udp
dbskkd-cdb (what is it?)
ipvsadm (what is LVS?)
irda (what is irda?)
netdump (what is netconsole and netcrashdump?)
netdump-server  (what is it?)
ntpd (what is a ntpv4 daemon?)
privoxy (what is privoxy?)
ups (it has a confusing description)
Comment 3 Daniel Walsh 2003-01-15 11:58:08 EST
Fixed in next beta.

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