[PC-BSD Testing] lifepreserver in pcbsd.conf

Ben Milman ben at ixsystems.com
Mon Jan 9 12:36:37 PST 2012

On Mon, Jan 9, 2012 at 11:36 AM, Tigersharke . <tigersharke at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hello..
> Recently someone asked on irc: Is it possible to turn off Life Preserver?
> With the answer given as: Removing executable bit from
> /usr/local/share/pcbsd/xstartup/life-preserver.sh should do it.
> I suggested that perhaps this would more easily be handled by a change to
> pcbsd.conf [that would control whether Life Preserver was started.]
> ...
> I tried to look through the shell scripts and other various things in
> /usr/local/share/pcbsd/ to try to understand how things get to the way they
> are- ie, the general process involved in startup/setup of any particular
> desktop with relation to pc-bsd specific items.  I looked at these things
> so that this email would be better than it is currently but was unable to
> glean enough to know if the above suggestion is possible.
> Thanks for your time!
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The place I instinctively looked for it was Startup Applications - perhaps
that would be a good "PC-BSD-like" place to put it?
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