[AG-TECH] FC2 issues.
douglask at itee.uq.edu.au
Wed Oct 27 22:05:02 CDT 2004
> I do seem to see the 2 second delay in the debug, but didn't have any time
> to get anyting of value off of what scrolled by. I must apologize, I am
> having zero luck getting to the logs, I did get to the logs directory but
> didn't know how to open ServiceManager.py to look at it.
ServiceManager.py opens the ServiceManager.log file automatically for
writing, you don't have to do anything. To view the log use a text editor or
just issue the following on the command-line:
> What I have found though, is this...if I open a terminal window and than
> run the
> killall -9 AGServiceManager.py command and than in that same window run
> the AGServiceManager.py command it seems to come up and run in the debug
> mode or does it always tell you every little thing that is happening?
> Anyway, I did get that to work, but it's alot of hoops to jump through.
> The launcher I have set up to AGServiceManager.py in a terminal window
> still just disappears as soon as it gets a signal from the display machine
> and maybe the start menu Service Manager was never supposed to come up in
> a terminal window? I appreciate the help. Thanks
You are confirming that AGServiceManager.py works from a login shell, but
exists prematurely from a desktop launcher which specifies a terminal
window. (it's due to a bug with FC2's Gnome terminal interpreting the signal
from the exit_group(0) command being an actual exit)
A workaround for the launcher is to start AGServiceManager.py from a shell
and not execute it directly, e.g. specify the following command in the
launcher instead of just "AGServiceManager.py -d" :
/bin/sh -c "AGServiceManager.py -d; sleep 2"
This is what I had to do with the Access Grid Gnome menu entries that bring
up a terminal. The only python applications in the Access Grid Gnome menu
that come up with a terminal are the Debug versions, so you are correct in
saying that the Service Manager was never supposed to come up in a terminal
window (except for the debug version).
Anyway, I start AGServiceManager.py when I login to the Gnome desktop by
adding it to the startup programs list, e.g..:
Start Menu -> "Preferences" -> "Sessions" -> "Startup Programs" tab
then add, /usr/bin/AGServiceManager.py
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