[Pkg-sysvinit-devel] Sane $CONSOLE

Henrique de Moraes Holschuh hmh at debian.org
Mon Jan 2 14:37:39 UTC 2006

(diverted out of bug report because it is not directly related)

> >>on my system, when fsck fails due to some "unexpected inconsistency",
> >>the boot process does not halt. It appears as if $CONSOLE were set to
> >>some invalid value, and sulogin thus fails.
> >If $CONSOLE is set to an incorrect problem, this is probably an
> >initscripts problem.  It's certainly not an e2fsck or fsck problem....

Come to think of it, we do not stty sane ANYWHERE in the initscripts. I've
needed to do so manually in the past, but I don't recall right now if it was
in init emergency mode (in which case we really shouldn't bother) or in
single-user mode.

Does stty sane have any ill side effects?

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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