[Pkg-sysvinit-devel] Bug#696534: bootlogd: System doesn't boot when serial console and bootlogd enabled

Roger Leigh rleigh at codelibre.net
Sat Dec 22 15:58:20 UTC 2012

On Sat, Dec 22, 2012 at 02:47:49PM +0100, Rico Pietzsch wrote:
> Dear Maintainer,
> i've installed the package and at the next reboot the system stopped the
> bootprocess with:
> [ ok ] Setting parameters of disc: (none).
> ^[[24;2R
> if i press strg+c on the serial console the bootprocess run's again ...
> first following message is
> ... activating swap.
> if i change the kernel cmdline to start withou serial console booting
> runs without errors.
> normally i use the following cmdline for the kernel:
> (console=tty0 console=ttyS0,57600n8)
> changed to (console=tty0) works, but i need the serial line.
> If i remove/purge bootlogd booting runs without errors.
> the archived Bug #522211 describes the same problem.
> i think it's an critical bug.

What's the root cause of the problem here?  Why does the
boot block here?  What is strg-c (Control-C?)?

This is definitely a serious bug if bootlogd is installed
by default, but I think it's strictly optional.  Still,
it would be ideal if the bug is fixable.


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