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Bug 45284 - Serial console does not work properly during init
Serial console does not work properly during init
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: SysVinit (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
David Lawrence
: 42280 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2001-06-21 03:57 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:21 EDT (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2001-06-21 14:55:03 EDT
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2001:085 normal SHIPPED_LIVE New SysVinit package to fix hangs on serial console 2001-06-21 00:00:00 EDT

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Description Need Real Name 2001-06-21 03:57:00 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.01; Windows NT 5.0)

Description of problem:
When init starts, it does not properly initialize the tty for serial 
consoles.  The URL explains the situation and a patch to remedy the 

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Configure system to support serial console.
2. Boot
3. Try to press 'I' to do an interactive startup.
4. Find that 'I' does not work through serial console.

Actual Results:  Nothing.

Expected Results:  Interactive startup should be envoked.

Additional info:  That's as simple as it gets.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2001-06-21 14:49:14 EDT
*** Bug 42280 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2001-06-21 14:54:58 EDT
Fixed in SysVinit-2.78-17; thanks!

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