Re: Further to fast booting for a debian system - changing getty to rungetty
On Thursday 08 October 2009 19:16:17 Celejar wrote:
> On Thu, 8 Oct 2009 18:51:21 +0100
> Lisi <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Thursday 08 October 2009 17:44:15 Celejar wrote:
> > > On Thu, 8 Oct 2009 16:21:55 +0100
> > > Lisi <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > > On Tuesday 29 September 2009 22:47:39 Kevin Ross wrote:
> > > > > change your getty to rungetty
> > > I think that inittab should be sufficient. Please post both your
> > > old and new inittab files.
> I admit that I've never actually used rungetty, but judging from the
> manpage, rungetty doesn't take a baudrate parameter (the '38400' that
> you have), presumably since it's designed for VTs and not for serial
> lines. If I'm right, than rungetty is likely misinterpreting the
> baudrate as the tty line, and since it doesn't exist, it's dying. Try
> omitting it and see what happens.
Bingo! Many thanks both.
I had read the man page - but had not correctly interpretted it in relation to
inittab. I had never previously editted it except to alter the default run
The one fly in the ointment is that tty1 didn't launch. Hopefully, for what I
am trying to achieve, it won't matter and I can shelve that problem for a