Gentoo Archives: gentoo-embedded

From: Hanni Ali <hanni.ali@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-embedded@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-embedded] init Id "s0" respawning too fast: disabled for 5 minutes
Date: Wed, 05 Apr 2006 12:57:10
Message-Id: 789d27b10604050556j43003090ta2144426510c49fe@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-embedded] init Id "s0" respawning too fast: disabled for 5 minutes by Hans-Werner Hilse
I had something like this happen whe I was using mingetty to autologin and
it wasn't installed. Possibly modules problem but fist check you have agetty
installed/configured correctly.

Hanni




On 05/04/06, Hans-Werner Hilse <hilse@×××.de> wrote:
> > Hi, > > On Wed, 5 Apr 2006 14:13:32 +0200 "Jean Blignaut" <jean@×××××××.biz> > wrote: > > > Init: Id "s0" respawning too fast: disabled for 5 minutes > > > > What does this mean? > > The inittab entry named "s0" exits with errors in too short intervals. > It's a "respawn" entry. > > > ----I also see this in the log: > > > > agetty: ttyS0: ioctl: Input/output error > > I think this will likely cause it as there's apparently a getty set up > to listen on the serial line #1. Most likely, that device doesn't exist > (yet) at that point. Probably compiled as a module? > > > error communicating with the kernel > > I've never seen this before (but I'm not using serial console), but I > think it may be from agetty, too. > > So you'll want to check your inittab or kernel config, depending on > whether you want a serial console or not. > > -hwh > -- > gentoo-embedded@g.o mailing list > >
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