[SM-Users] Simpleinit problem. Important!

David Kowis dkowis at shlrm.org
Sun Jan 11 02:51:57 EST 2004


There's a new version of simpleinit-msb (1.2) out that says it fixes it. I've
tested it on a box and it works!

http://www.winterdrache.de/linux/newboot/

All I did was change the version to 1.2

Hope that helps
Dave
Quoting Robert Helgesson <rycee at home.se>:

> Due to an integer overflow error the init program no longer works
> properly. When booting the entire process will function well up to the
> point where the login prompt should appear. At that time a number of
> error messages will appear, they will look like the following lines.
> 
> respawning: "tty1" too fast: quenching entry
> respawning: "tty2" too fast: quenching entry
> respawning: "tty3" too fast: quenching entry
> ... and so on
> 
> No login prompts appear and the only way to get access to the computer
> is by using /bin/bash as a the init program or possibly through a rescue
> disk.
> 
> The attached patch modifies the simpleinit-msb spell to apply a fix
> during a cast. The fix should also soon be available in the grimoires.
> Updating is very strongly recommended :)
> 
> -- 
> /     Robert Helgesson     |--    rycee at home.se     --\
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> 


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