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Re: too many deamons by default - F7 test 2 live cd



On Mon, 2007-03-19 at 15:21 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Hi
> 
> Been fiddling with a installation of Fedora 7 Test 2 from the Live CD 
> and it still enables way too may daemons by default. The following 
> deserve special mention.
> 
> Hardware specific - Bluetooth (along with hidd), cups (FC6 even had 
> smartcard daemon by default). Should check and enable on demand
> 
> Definitely superfluous - firstboot, livecd. Should disable after first 
> run completely or even remove the packages.
> 
> Extra - cpuspeed. mdmonitor, netfs, ntpd, portmap.
No portmap => no nis, no nfs, no rpc.

>  Can't see a reason to 
> enable these by default.
> 
> Default? - Possibly NetworkManagerDispatcher since 
> NetworkManager is enabled by default
Disable this. It has never worked for me anywhere and is the first
daemon I disable after FC installs.

> Exim should probably replaced with something like esmtp or ssmtp in the 
> live cd. Folks wanting to install a full blown MTA can install sendmail, 
> postfix or email on their own.
> 
> Comments?
You are scratching on the surface of a weak spot in Fedora.

Ralf



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