Init scripts not showing stuff
tedkaz at optonline.net
Tue Nov 11 03:02:29 UTC 2003
Read the release notes, it shows the file to edit to kill the gui login
On Mon, 2003-11-10 at 21:22, Jesse Keating wrote:
> So, at our company, part of the installation/kickstart is to prompt the
> installer for the serial number of a system, and for some timezone
> information. With RHL, we've done this prompting in rc.local, which
> would wait indefinitely until the installer inputted the information.
> Once inputted, then the login screen, be it text or gui, would present
> However, with FC1 I am not seeing this happen. First off, RHGB would
> sortof show for a quick second the prompt for information, but would
> then exit immediately and show the gui login screen. The status of the
> script is very unknown. So I thought I would script around rhgb, and
> disable it for the first boot, by putting a # before the "rhgb" in
> grub.conf. Well, when ever I do this, I get the text console output up
> until enabling firewire (OHCI). From that point on, there is no more
> output to the screen, but I can see the harddisk keep going.
> Eventually the login screen would present itself. This duplicates with
> run level 5, and 3. Again, I am unable to even SEE my script run, let
> alone get user input into it.
> What has changed so that rc.local is no longer a blocker, and can keep
> the system from continuing when input is needed? This seems _very_
> broken to me, and I'd really like to find a way to fix this. Is this a
> bugable item?
Ted Kaczmarek<tedkaz at optonline.net>
18 Packanack Lake Road
Wayne, NJ, 07470
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