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Re: DO NOT UPGRADE UNSTABLE: Terminal text stops functioning

Hi Geordie Birch,

> On Tue, Jul 22, 2003 at 06:14:01PM +1200, Adam Warner wrote:
>> I wrote:
>> > The bug is most likely caused by initscripts, sysvinit or sysv-rc. If
>> > you have upgraded you may wish to downgrade/wait for a fix before
>> > rebooting, especially if your computer doesn't automatically boot into
>> > X.
>> I have confirmed that downgrading to initscripts_2.85-4.1_all.deb 
>> sysv-rc_2.85-4.1_all.deb and sysvinit_2.85-4.1_i386.deb will resolve the
>> lack of terminal output.
>> I am submitting a bug report for the initscripts package, soon to appear
>> here: <http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?pkg=initscripts>
> FWIW, I have version 2.85-5 of initscripts, sysvinit, and sysv-rc 
> installed and am not having any problems re. terminal output.

Just to confirm, your system boots into a terminal by default, you
rebooted your computer and all text was displayed at the terminal
including the login prompt?

How about if you boot into single-user mode? (you should be able to do
this by entering "linux single" (without the quotation marks) at the lilo


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