Re: followup: inittab weirdness?
In regards to /etc/inittab being altered to spawn a getty on ttyS3 on
<See earlier posts for more detail>
Tried the egrep -r (through the entire filesystem) and ttyS3 shows up in
/dev/mem, /dev/core, /dev/kmem/, /etc/inittab and in /var/run/stab, some
docs,/usr/include/asm/serial.h and in the logs.
Thanks for the tip, Chet! Much cleaner than "for i in `find /dir`; do ls -l
&&cat $i|grep ttyS0;done"
I am leaning towards it being PCMCIA related as one other person on the
list noted the same thing on a laptop.
Slowly eliminating what it is not, although I prefer those quantum leaps of
I wouldn't search for ttyS3 specifically.
My bet (at this stage) would be the pcmcia script in /etc/init.d
trying to be smart and finding your active serial ports and enabling
Andrew P. Gardner
Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups.