Bug 2521

Summary: linuxconf can hang at boot
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: hargrove
Component: linuxconfAssignee: Michael K. Johnson <johnsonm>
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Version: 6.0CC: aleksey, elessar, jack
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Description hargrove 1999-05-03 19:57:38 UTC
Normally if you hand-edit a linuxconf-generated sendmail.cf
file then the next time linuxconf runs it insists on
regenerating the file (this might be considerd a bug by
itself, but is not the purpose of this report).  When it
does so it brings up a dialog to tell you that it is doing
so, and waits for the "OK" to proceed.

However, if you hand-edit a linuxconf-generated sendmail.cf
and then reboot, then when linuxconf runs from
/etc/rc.d/init.d/linuxconf it will hang.  I am guessing that
it is waiting for the "OK" to replace sendmail.cf but, of
course, is not getting it.

Comment 1 Michael K. Johnson 1999-08-03 22:53:59 UTC
Reported fixed in linuxconf-1.16r1.3, released as update RHEA-1999:026