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RE: Init hanging on decstation

Subject: RE: Init hanging on decstation
From: Harald Koerfgen <>
Date: Sun, 03 Jan 1999 21:25:53 +0100 (MET)
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On 03-Jan-99 Florian Lohoff wrote:
> Hi,
> i am a bit further booting without init hang - ok i havent fixed
> the problem but maybe it helps finding the bug.
> I have compiled a new sysvinit (2.76) which doesnt solved the problem
> so i compiled it with DEBUG and INITDEBUG (-> init.h) which
> then boots quickly.

That's exactly what I did :-).
> I think the solution is that INITDEBUG causes the init to fork very
> early to be debuggable ...

Yes, I think so. Recompiled statically with DEBUG and without INITDEBUG ->
slow again. Strange.

> BTW: I also installed glibc 2.0.7 etc to the mini-root - 
> Ah - i compiled the sysvinit on Linux/Mips/Decstation over NFS Root :)

Wonderful, isn't it?

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