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Re: init/umount problem persists

In <[🔎] 20000205215515.J806@paper.kitenet.net>,
 at Date: Sat, 5 Feb 2000 21:55:15 -0500,
  on Subject: Re: init/umount problem persists,
   Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> writes:

> Taketoshi Sano wrote:
> >      /* allow time for last message to reach serial console */
> > -    sleep(2);
> > +    sleep(5);
> Hm, I don't understand why the rest of the patch required that value be
> tweaked. Unfortunatly, this airplane doesn't have the boot-floppies source
> aboard, so I can't investigate.. 

Sorry, that part may not important. I included this because that setting
does work for me. I have not understand why waitfor() in init.c can't work,
but I know the change I commited does work for me.

> I've often been annoyed by the way boot-floppies pauses before reboot. If
> all that sleep is there for is to let the text propigate to a serial
> console, couldn't it only happen if a serial console is in use?

Maybe Erik can dig into this. I can not test it using a serial console.

  Taketoshi Sano: <sano@debian.org>,<sano@debian.or.jp>,<kgh12351@nifty.ne.jp>

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