Bug 46956 - lilo spews to laser printer when boot fails
lilo spews to laser printer when boot fails
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: lilo (Show other bugs)
1.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Doug Ledford
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-07-02 10:20 EDT by Jonathan Kamens
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:34 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-07-02 10:20:06 EDT
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Description Jonathan Kamens 2001-07-02 10:20:02 EDT
I upgraded to lilo-21.4.4-14 and didn't rerun /sbin/lilo (that should
happen automatically, but that's another bug report).  My machine wouldn't
boot properly the next time I rebooted -- it printed "LI" and then beeped
continuously.  In addition, to that, however, it spewed the contents of my
console to my laser printer over and over again.  I can't find this
documented anywhere, nor can I figure out how to make this behavior go
away.  This is Very Bad.
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2002-06-04 02:32:42 EDT
That's just random bios brokenness that causes it to print... lilo isn't doing
anything itself which would do so.

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