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From: Martin Schlemmer <azarah@g.o>
To: nbensa@×××××.com
Cc: Gentoo-Dev <gentoo-dev@g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] baselayout-
Date: Sun, 23 Mar 2003 08:55:30
Message-Id: 1048409378.4208.6.camel@nosferatu.lan
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] baselayout- by Norberto BENSA
On Sun, 2003-03-23 at 09:12, Norberto BENSA wrote:
> On Sunday 23 March 2003 03:04 am, Norberto BENSA wrote: > > On Tuesday 18 March 2003 05:28 pm, Martin Schlemmer wrote: > > > If any issues, please let me know, or add a bug. > > > > failed to upgrade /etc/inittab. As a result, my system was unbooteable. I > > And it failed because of this : > > # Replace and backup /etc/inittab (unless already in new format) > if [ -f "${ROOT}/${inittab}" ] && \ > [ -z "$(grep 'si::sysinit:/sbin/rc sysinit' "${ROOT}/${inittab}")" ] > > > I've had the line '#si::sysinit:/sbin/rc sysinit,' because some time in the > past I upgraded to (or something like that,) then downgrade to > and instead of replacing inittab, I just commented out those lines. > > I guess a workaround could be: > > $(grep '^si::sysinit:/sbin/rc sysinit' "${ROOT}/${inittab}") > > > But I prefer the ._cfg0000_inittab thingy...
Ah, right, thanks will fix. Well, I would prefer the ._cfg0000_inittab thing as well, but I had to do it this way, as many (most?) users do not etc-update when they should. Seems especially when there are quite a few updates =) Regards, -- Martin Schlemmer Gentoo Linux Developer, Desktop/System Team Developer Cape Town, South Africa


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Re: [gentoo-dev] baselayout- Paul de Vrieze <gentoo-user@××××××××.net>