[Pkg-sysvinit-devel] Bug#457896: Bug#457896: sysvinit: "Could not get pty for /etc/rc.S/[script]"

Kel Modderman kel at otaku42.de
Sat Jul 18 11:25:28 UTC 2009

On Friday 17 July 2009 06:33:09 ziegler at uni-freiburg.de wrote:
> Package: sysvinit
> Version: 2.86.ds1-65

This Version doesn't match with ....

> Still, several scripts complain about
> "Could not get pty for /etc/rc.S/[script]" during boot.
> This happens both with "CONCURRENCY=shell" and
> "CONCURRENCY=startpar" in /etc/default/rcS.
> Versions of packages sysvinit depends on:
> ii  initscripts                  2.86.ds1-63 Scripts for initializing and shutt
> ii  sysv-rc                      2.86.ds1-63 System-V-like runlevel change mech
> ii  sysvinit-utils               2.86.ds1-63 System-V-like utilities

... these versions.

I think the getpt() problem should be fixed in 2.86.ds1-65 but suspect you may
have booted with an older version. Please confirm.

Thanks, Kel.

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