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From: "Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto" <jmbsvicetto@g.o>
To: gentoo-sparc@l.g.o
Cc: Jim Faulkner <jfaulkne@×××××××.edu>, Gentoo Release Engineering <releng@g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-sparc] install-sparc64-minimal-20110829 init stops when setting system clock
Date: Fri, 02 Sep 2011 02:22:18
Message-Id: 4E603DB5.3010603@gentoo.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-sparc] install-sparc64-minimal-20110829 init stops when setting system clock by Jim Faulkner
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Hi.

On 02-09-2011 01:31, Jim Faulkner wrote:
> I'm trying to get my Sun Blade 100 going w/ > install-sparc64-minimal-20110829.iso but the init system gets stuck > at "Setting the system clock using the hardware clock [UTC]". > > That's not to say the system locks up: I can type characters and > they show up on the screen, but init doesn't let me proceed past the > setting system clock script. The machine is definitely still > working. I've waited 10 or 15 minutes but init won't give up on the > "Setting the system clock" script.
Raúl (armin76) noticed this past week that the install-cds weren't bringing up the login script. He tracked it down to an issue with the livecd-tools ebuild and fixed it. So we're sorry about this, but it should be fixed on the next run of the auto-builds.
> Actually I can ctrl-c out of it the first time init tries to start > the script, before runlevel 3. But as soon as it enters runlevel 3 > it tries to start the system clock script again and I'm unable to > ctrl-c out of it. > > I see in my kernel messages before modules are loaded that the kernel > successfully sets the system clock from the hardware clock: > apparently install-sparc64-minimal-20110829.iso's kernel has > CONFIG_RTC_HCTOSYS set. On my x86 systems /etc/conf.d/hwclock tells > me "You do not need this if you are running a modern kernel with > CONFIG_RTC_HCTOSYS set to y." Should setting the system clock from > the hardware clock be enabled on the installcd at all?
- -- Regards, Jorge Vicetto (jmbsvicetto) - jmbsvicetto at gentoo dot org Gentoo- forums / Userrel / Devrel / KDE / Elections / RelEng -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.18 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org/ iQIcBAEBAgAGBQJOYD21AAoJEC8ZTXQF1qEP5NkP/jPz/aVfHE2QKY7/wThKVibG VBwJyu0F0U7wxELzr2pT4KLOIXwt5BtDWZEpUpJ2doMHrOz8w4akgsd3E58xp+XD Pxno0/vD4tgRpBXkA9zAsazUyfIV3yFRL55kHdfWTSfaTpvRJQpvVHiIUU7PjBHD 0IWy8PyoWjwP5sO6EFVG3ugqgFAF6QNH4E0c2vT3/DPfN19wsEF9Y9plfMBltLm1 lF21Up6n95Q71WTs4CfuoZlPc3ADHuopmBGIQAyHpVAHJg/H+wW3FwOpJhY1YHcI sIo47/Wc6DyP5cKe2qk0M6xTmfwI19vgYO1yramQjTQWMIxZokunfyJOd/25tihU x571hdlOi4A1GfrVrbvdj6tVl2gE4o0QElsywIMe3WB9D4dKWyDmOScIPQ1vGcRA dAC4/40htgy88kjaH0LTz41eirCh7ZI2hGh7eLSnHw8i9hvKfwrX2Mak9PsilpI5 yYX0B6lyO6KnlZOvjvh5c9lHKm0JFRBOzFetEbPQ2T3kOAuZe37zFULhXhCEDN3g 4ahHAC1oXFpX0htErUNPgts5vyuYKDNhXjKyKH3mNuOI50TFTUXryba1IAerT/qI Og+6DSPC2VG8YXhbc4g08K8oHWsoBK5zJgWJ7OLb/I7OZLyt/YSRYIynRRAp9f4c KA9gIcsqqb2fMJ+5ETrN =Ot0s -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----