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Re: base-config workaround for sparc?

Kurt Mosiejczuk wrote:
> On Tue, 7 May 2002, Ben Collins wrote:
> > This is a -user question really, but I'll cover it real quick.
> I kindof figured that, but since previous stuff I'd seen didn't cover
> this situation (they suggested switching to another virtual terminal
> but this is headless).

You can switch to a virtual terminal when it is headless.  But 5 other
people have already told you that, I'm guessing.

> > Base-config in woody is broken. It's fixed in sid. You'll have to either
> > wait for it to move to woody (soon), or workaround by switching to
> > another terminal, moving /etc/inittab.real to /etc/inittab, and
> > rebooting.
> Bummer.  I'll keep watching the Packages file for when the move happens.

That thing that someone else mentioned about the boot floppy prompt
sounds exactly like a problem on debian-powerpc that got a lot of
attention about a year ago.


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