Bug 45284 - Serial console does not work properly during init
Summary: Serial console does not work properly during init
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: SysVinit   
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Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact: David Lawrence
URL: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugrep...
: 42280 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2001-06-21 07:57 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:21 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-06-21 18:55:03 UTC
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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 04:00:00 UTC

Description Need Real Name 2001-06-21 07:57:00 UTC
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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 18:49:14 UTC
*** Bug 42280 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2001-06-21 18:54:58 UTC
Fixed in SysVinit-2.78-17; thanks!

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