Bug 2521 - linuxconf can hang at boot
linuxconf can hang at boot
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: linuxconf (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael K. Johnson
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Reported: 1999-05-03 15:57 EDT by hargrove
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-08-03 18:53:31 EDT
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Description hargrove 1999-05-03 15:57:38 EDT
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 18:53:59 EDT
Reported fixed in linuxconf-1.16r1.3, released as update RHEA-1999:026

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