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Re: init/umount problem persists

On Tue Feb 08, 2000 at 07:14:00PM +0900, Taketoshi Sano wrote:
> Hi.
> I checked the system.c in glibc-2.1.2, and tried the following patch.
> But this does not work. This problem does not seem avoidable by
> signal blocking only.

You are right.  I have tested this now.  system(3) seems to
work, but waitfor() doesn't.  I do not understand why yet,
but it is very frusterating.

> So at this timing, "/var/log/messages" can not be created.
> I think we should remove this confusing part and the comment.

Agreed.  I have removed this stuff from 

> I have another idea for init in busybox.
> How about to add the new actiontype "last", to be executed at
> the final moment of the system shutdown.

Rather like in sysvinit the "ctrlaltdel" action.  I thought
about adding that, but never got around to it.  I'll go ahead
and use your patch, but I will change "last" to "ctrlaltdel"
to be more like sysvinit.


Erik B. Andersen   Web:    http://www.xmission.com/~andersen/ 
                   email:  andersee@debian.org
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