Bug#121110: boot-floppies: TFTP boot on Alpha broken
On Sun Dec 02, 2001 at 09:50:16PM -0800, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > No, I don't think this is related to the problem reported in 121110.
> > I'm guessing 121110 has been fixed along with bug#116829 -- the
> > problem was the way that busybox init and telinit didn't get along
> > together in the context when init wasn't pid 1.
> > I don't think the "fix" you outlined will fix anything.
> > Assuming the good alpha folks are installing over the network, they
> > should be using sysvinit 2.84-1, in which case, this bug should have
> > already gone away.
> I think your right there. My "fix" does fix something else though.
> It fixes reboot when in initrd, which doesn't work without
> the fix.
> I'll post a bugreport against busybox.
> I mixed up the two bugs in my mind cause they both disappeared at the
> same time for me, prob. when the new sysvinit came out and I started using
> my patched busybox.
I saw and very much dislike your patch. If there is a problem
with busybox reboot failing to find the init process, I'm anxious
to understand _why_, not just ignore it and hope it goes away.
Erik B. Andersen http://codepoet-consulting.com/
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