Bug#345101: [Pkg-alsa-devel] alsa-tools
jdthood at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Dec 30 22:04:17 UTC 2005
Michael Prokop wrote:
> Yes, this seems to apply for Debian sarge. But this does not seem to
> apply for Debian unstable (or even Ubuntu as someone reported to me
> when asking for checking):
> root at grml ~ # grep PATH /proc/1/environ
> root at grml ~ #
I conclude that there's a bug in /sbin/init.
> So running /lib/udev/udevsynthesize with above modprobe.d-entry does
> not provide a $PATH entry in /tmp/modprobe-env-dump. JFTR: There
> also does not exist a $PATH entry if I switch /bin/sh to /bin/bash.
> It's a problem to use /etc/init.d/udev in the bootup process
> (resulting in 'snd_...: Unknown symbol snd_...' because of failed
> modprobe calls) with current Linux kernel on Debian unstable when
> /bin/sh isn't /bin/bash but /bin/zsh.
>> That's why the current /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base works for many,
>> many people.
> That's just because many, many people use /bin/bash as /bin/sh. ;-)
But you say that when /bin/sh -> bash, PATH is still not set. So the
bug ought to be biting bash users too. But it isn't biting us---at
least not yet. Any ideas about why this is affecting you and not
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