[K12OSN] lts.conf File edit debacle

Joseph Bishay joseph.bishay at gmail.com
Fri Mar 2 21:34:58 UTC 2012


I had a problem similar to this before -- the issue for me was the
last line in the file. I believe you must have an extra enter for it
to be read correctly.

I ended up reformatting the entire server because of this.  Wish I had known! :)


On Fri, Mar 2, 2012 at 4:28 PM, Jeff Siddall <news at siddall.name> wrote:
> On 03/02/2012 04:12 PM, Barry R Cisna wrote:
>> I had edited the file in Webmin editor. I was able to reproduce the
>> problem again be editing the lts.conf file in the same manner(after
>> saving a backup).The file itself appears to be correct in the format. If
>> I done a side by side file compare with meld,using webmin on one,and vi
>> on the second they compare identical,although the webmin edited file
>> kills the TC's booting.
> Maybe possible end of line terminator differences?  Sometimes vi will detect
> an correctly display DOS files (CR/LF).  When you edit the file in vi look
> at the bottom line for [dos] when you open the file.
> Jeff
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