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Re: [debian-knoppix] Problem with MySQL respawning gettys to fast

Hi Whit,

On Sat, Nov 23, 2002 at 15:44:34 -0500, Whit Blauvelt wrote:

> Did a hard drive install from KNOPPIX_V3.1-08-11-2002-EN that's been apt-get
> update/upgraded. Things look very good, except that it gets into a situation
> where gettys 2 and 6 get shut down for repeated 5 minute periods by init for
> "respawning too fast". Once gettys 2 is down, can't start X either.

Because Knoppix is a mixture of Debian Woody and testing/unstable, the
results of apt-get update/upgrade are quite unpredictable. I am not a
Debian guru, but I think mixing different releases _can_ cause problems.

> So which of these daemons is bugging init with too may respawns on tty2 and
> tty6? Could this be related to my switching from dhcp to a fixed address on

Perhaps you should take a look at /etc/inittab.

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