[CS-FSLUG] GDM, KDM and Services

EnzoAeneas enzoaeneas at gmail.com
Sun Nov 14 11:50:41 CST 2010

Did you try pstree and then look for the processes started by GDM/KDM?
On Nov 14, 2010 11:51 AM, "Ed Hurst" <ehurst at soulkiln.org> wrote:
> On Sun, 14 Nov 2010, Eduardo Sánchez wrote:
>> 1. After booting, put your box in init 3 (text-only). As root,
>> # ps auxw > init3_baseline.txt
>> 2. In another boot, boot in init 5 (graphical login) with your login
>> manager of choice. Then, as root,
>> # ps auxw > init5_baseline.txt
>> 3. Then, a diff between those two files should give you the answer.
> Great minds think alike. I had thought of this, and checked ps under
> both situations while playing with RHEL 6.0-Beta.
> The difficulty with this approach is I find too many of the items
> cryptic, and there are a lot of them. A great many services, it seems,
> are initiated as children of some other process, and I just don't know
> enough to trace them out. However, if someone is not able to offer
> something simpler, I realize I won't have much choice.
> Naturally I'm going to be writing this up as a HOWTO submission for OfB,
> so whatever I end up doing should be as simple as possible. At the same
> time, I really want to know for my own use.
> Ed Hurst
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