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Bug#768657: [Pkg-sysvinit-devel] Bug#768657: sysvinit: Please provide xen virtual console in inittab

Samuel Thibault <sthibault@debian.org> writes:
> What is new here is that sysvinit-core can now get initially installed
> not from d-i.  And thus the tuning usually done by d-i can't work.
> Also, we probably have to think about ping-pong scenarii: install
> sysvinit-core, then switch back to systemd, purge sysvinit-core, and
> drop /etc/inittab. Change one's mind again, reinstall sysvinit-core.
> We still want to have a console on /dev/hvc0.  We're far from d-i, so
> it'd rather be sysvinit-core which does the job of adding the console to
> inittab.
> Can't some of the logic in finish-install's 90console simply moved to
> sysvinit-core's postinst?

From my POV as an infrequent d-i contributor:  For the reasons above and
because having an /etc/inittab which does not do anything on systemd is
confusing I think moving this to sysvinit-core is the best solution.

Not reassing the bug right now to let others comment first.


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