Re: Weird problem
On Fri, 26 Oct 2001, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 26, 2001 at 04:36:13PM +1300, Philip Charles wrote:
> > Made a floppy with x-system.sh and it ran nicely. Then tried x-system.sh
> > from the CD and the system crashed.
> > Burnt a third CD with x-system.sh duplicated as gui.sh. Installed nicely.
> > When x-system.sh was run, an immediate crash.
> > Any ideas what is happening? Needless to say, gui.sh is what is going
> > onto the CD set.
> > I could put x-system.sh onto the first CD if people wanted to follow this
> > up.
> Please do. If you can reproduce this with a smaller CD Image, this would be
> even better. Another thing to test: "loop" mount the CD image:
> settrans /cdrom /hurd/isofs /root/mycdimage
x-system.sh runs well from the loop'ed image.
> And see if that crashes it as well. If yes, it is a bug in isofs we can
> probably find very fast.
> Some more tests: Run the script with "sh -x". Have another script with the
> name x-system.sh (other content).
Forgot this. TRANS.TBL cannot be read either.
I managed to see something of an error message as the system crashed.
/hurd/init (something about an essential service crashing)
The problem here is that the system does not crash to order, it usually
> Also, if it is an isofs problem, how do you generate the images (what
> extensions enabled etc).
mkhybrid -J -r -T -a
Do think that it would be a good idea to put x-system.sh onto the CD so
other people can investigate?
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