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Re: Please test new sysvinit, sysv-rc, initscripts

On Sat, Dec 17, 2005 at 11:49:55PM +0100, Thomas Hood wrote:
> A new version of sysvinit (binary packages sysvinit, sysv-rc and initscripts) has
> just been uploaded to experimental.

Just tried it on amd64.

> After rebooting you should have logs of the fsck runs in /var/log/fsck/check{root,fs}.
> You should have a rotated /var/log/dmesg, and /var/log/boot if you are using bootlogd.

fsck logs are OK, /var/log/dmesg.0 is root:root instead of root:adm.
bottlogd is still broken.

> Please check /etc/motd.  Is this now a symlink to /var/run/motd and are its contents
> correct?


> Try switching to runlevel 1.  Does this work as expected?

Did not try it yet.

> Now shut down.  Any problems?

Well, the reboot already used the new scripts and it went OK.

> Boot with INIT_VERBOSE=yes kernel parameter.  Is the boot more verbose?

I'd say yes, but it scrolls too fast, and first fonty then gdm makes
scrollback impossible (and framebuffer with bigger resolution is out of
question because the fglrx driver does not like it).

> Any glitches in any of the messages?

Without a working bootlogd it is hard to tell.


     MTA SZTAKI Computer and Automation Research Institute
                Hungarian Academy of Sciences

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