[TriLUG] the xinetd service sgi_fam
turnpike420 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 27 15:41:08 EST 2005
the line was missing... thanks... however, to turn it off... I do want:
disable = yes
then restart xinetd
On Thu, 27 Jan 2005 15:26:58 -0500, Jeff Groves <jgroves at krenim.org> wrote:
> Close, but no.
> Change the line in the file that says "disabled = yes" to "disabled =
> no". If there is no "disabled" line, I guess that you add one that says
> Jeff G.
> David McDowell wrote:
> >sgi-fam is a security-related daemon that can monitor system file
> >integrity and network access attempts.
> >This is the basics of what I can find about this xinetd service. I'm
> >running CentOS 3.4 and also find sgi_fam to be annoying in FC3 as
> >well. In the end, what occurs is that I cannot umount a SMB share b/c
> >sgi_fam won't let it go. I forgot to take a note, but last time this
> >happened I did something like fuser kill with a couple options...
> >Anyway, the main point of my query is this: is sgi_fam necessary for
> >anything?? If not, I'd like to disable it completely as it keeps
> >getting in my way. In my attemps to do so, I seem to be failing to
> >disable it. I edited /etc/xinetd.d/sgi_fam and the top line is:
> >#default: on
> >so I figured I should add this line under that:
> >default: off #since this line isn't commented it should work right?
> >I did service xinetd restart and reload and neither caused sgi_fam to
> >turn off. I also happened to have a new kernel to boot to, so I
> >rebooted and sgi_fam is still on!
> >David McD
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