LinuxQuestions.org
Register a domain and help support LQ
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Slackware
User Name
Password
Slackware This Forum is for the discussion of Slackware Linux.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 04-10-2003, 04:04 PM   #1
neenee
Member
 
Registered: Feb 2003
Location: Netherlands
Distribution: debian (sid)
Posts: 693

Rep: Reputation: 30
Unhappy annoyed with fam and portmap. help :P


hi. again.

i browsed through these forums, in the hope that i would find
some tips on shutting down services and scheduled jobs.
i found a tip on how to disable certain services from starting,
and did the following:

chmod 000 /etc/rc.d/rc.httpd
chmod 000 /etc/rc.d/rc.apache
chmod 000 /etc/rc.d/rc.serial
chmod 000 /etc/rc.d/rc.pcmcia
chmod 000 /etc/rc.d/rc.gpm
chmod 000 /etc/rc.d/rc.inet2

then, when i rebooted, i noticed that fam was not working.
previous experience had taught me that fam needed portmap
to function. so i did:

chmod 775 /etc/rc.d/rc.inet2

then i edited rc.inet2, and commented out the services
i did not want to have running, except for portmap, since
fam needed that to work.

i then rebooted, but fam still does not work.
my files in nautilus are not updated.

how do i solve this?

Last edited by neenee; 04-10-2003 at 04:10 PM.
 
Old 04-10-2003, 04:43 PM   #2
wr3ck3d
Member
 
Registered: Dec 2002
Location: IL
Distribution: NetBSD, Slackware, Gentoo, Debian, FreeBSD
Posts: 444

Rep: Reputation: 31
You are running dropline right?? the fam entry is in /etc/inetd.conf. You must of commented out to start inetd in your rc.inet2

Also, you probably are going to want gpm if you go into the console alot, that is just so your mouse works in it.
 
Old 04-10-2003, 05:29 PM   #3
neenee
Member
 
Registered: Feb 2003
Location: Netherlands
Distribution: debian (sid)
Posts: 693

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 30
thank you kindly.

i was hoping there was an easy fix like this.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
portmap attack jbeiter Linux - Security 1 12-17-2004 02:52 PM
Is it portmap necessary? dominant Linux - Newbie 2 06-23-2004 12:37 PM
portmap did not install (why not?) int0x80 Linux - Networking 0 10-28-2002 07:21 AM
NFS / portmap with RH 7.3 ychimin2000 Linux - Networking 5 10-18-2002 08:16 PM
Portmap problem PatC Linux - Networking 5 09-11-2002 11:05 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:00 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration