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Re: dbootstrap

Andrew D Dixon <andrew.dixon@seranoa.com> writes:

> I'm working my way through a peculiar install (the box is a briq from
> Total Impact http://www.totalimpact.com ).  The box is booting over the
> network and I haven't been able to run dbootstrap. 

What architecture?

> I've managed to
> activate and mount the swap partition and mount the root partition which
> lets me boot the box in single user mode.

You are booting the install system in single user mode?  You are
forced to do this?  Why?

> My problem is that I can't
> change to runlevel 2 or 3.
> When I turned debugging on in /etc/init.d/rc it would hang on
>     #telinit 1

Uh, booting from the install system (stuff on root.bin), I've never
tried telinit.  Let's just say that's "unsupported".

> as well.  Anyway I was trying to find out what dbootstrap does to the
> init scripts. 

Nothing, really.  I mean, it does fudge around a bit with
/target/etc/inittab if that's what you mean?


> I can't find the source to dbootstrap and I was wondering
> if someone could point me to where it lives so that I could take a look
> at it.

It's in the boot-floppies package.

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onshore.com.....<URL:http://www.onshored.com/>

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