Re: The future of the boot system in Debian
On Monday 07 September 2009 20:27:24 Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> On Mon, 07 Sep 2009, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> > Le lundi 07 septembre 2009 à 08:39 +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen a
> > > I guess we were a bit unclear. The point is to use it for
> > > upgrades (ie when it exist), while not installing /etc/inittab
> > > for new installs, thus slowly getting rid of the file while
> > > ensuring the switch do not affect upgrades negatively. :)
> > Please also think of removing it without asking if the file was not
> > modified. This will handle at least 90% of installs.
> That could be done, yes. We just need a copy or sha1 and md5 sigs of
> the inittabs used in the last two or three releases (and with some
> luck, it they haven't changed at all across some releases, and we
> will need just one).
My SHA-1 of the inittab file is e5f5d38c21efdd1c4529b85302271a1d7a60a52d
from 2008-04-06 to now and e88a8ad513a5edfd06cb0026857af26395818ea0 from
2006-07-02 to 2008-01-06. But I'm not sure if I changed it back then,
however here is the diff:
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
# $Id: inittab,v 1.91 2002/01/25 13:35:21 miquels Exp $
# The default runlevel.
# Boot-time system configuration/initialization script.
# This is run first except when booting in emergency (-b) mode.
@@ -67,10 +67,3 @@
#T3:23:respawn:/sbin/mgetty -x0 -s 57600 ttyS3
-#-- isdnutils begin
-# Change the line below for your local requirements and uncomment them.
-# Use "init q" to reread inittab.
-# look at the mgetty manpage for more information (mgetty isn't
-#I0:2345:respawn:/sbin/mgetty -D -m '"" ATZ OK AT&Eyourmsnhere OK
AT&B512 OK' -s 38400 ttyI0
-#-- isdnutils end