Bug#74346: marked as done (INIT locks up installing debian 2.2)
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Subject: INIT locks up installing debian 2.2
Package: Install, boot disks
Version: debian 2.2 r0
Installing debian 2.2 r0 from CD
No probelms until writing MBR on hard drive, and re-boot
Re-boot to hard drive, after message "Starting internet superserver:
inetd" I get different responses, but they always end with the same
message and tty1 freezes. The message is:
INIT: Id "1" respawning too fast disabled for 5 minutes
If left for 5 minutes, this happens again.
I have tracked it down to the special inittab file for the first
boot. In it, for tty1 there is:
1:2345:respawn:/usr/sbin/dpkg-reconfigure base-config </dev/tty1
If I try to tun the dpkg-reconfigure from another tty, I get a variety
of Segmentation faults and other crashes. I tried changing the respawn
to once in the inittab, but the tty just locks up. So I guess the
dpkg-reconfigure is crashing so often that it cause INIT to respawn
too fast. I've made a few more tests and it looks like any perl script
script can cause a Segmentation fault. Even the plain invocation of
perl cause (intermittently) Segmentation faults.
Are there any knwon cause for behavior like this? Any ways to bypass
it? Am I correct thinking I could just install packages and my final
configurations myself without too much trouble?
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Subject: Re: Bug#74346: MB-CPU trouble
From: Adam Di Carlo <email@example.com>
Date: 15 Oct 2000 01:51:15 -0400
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> I put back the old trsuty Cyrix 6x86 166+ in the machine and
> everything runs like a charm. Therefore I'm sure this is a MB-CPU
> problem and nothing to do with Debian.
Yeah, I figured it was a hardware problem.
Closing this bug.
.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>