Bug 737983 - Console output cutting out last page of service startup listing.
Summary: Console output cutting out last page of service startup listing.
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: initscripts
Version: 5.7
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
: ---
Assignee: Lukáš Nykrýn
QA Contact: qe-baseos-daemons
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2011-09-13 14:46 UTC by Dex
Modified: 2013-03-11 12:50 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2013-03-11 12:50:21 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

Attachments (Terms of Use)

Description Dex 2011-09-13 14:46:10 UTC
Description of problem:
When RHEL5.X boots, console displays (runlevel 3) informations about loading kernel, modules and then service. The last page from service is cut out right before login screen apears and therefore cant be view afrewards.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
init ?

How reproducible:
every non-gui boot

Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot to RL3

Actual results:
last page cut-out

Expected results:
all displayed informatin will stay in the buffer

Additional info:

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2011-09-13 14:56:14 UTC
You can set '--noclear' as an option to mingetty in inittab - does that help?

Comment 2 Lukáš Nykrýn 2013-03-11 12:50:21 UTC
Using --noclear should fix this issue and there was no response for more than a year so closing this as notabug.

Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.