Subject: Re: messages from init
To: Christos Zoulas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 09/27/2006 10:48:10
On Wed, 27 Sep 2006 14:33:35 +0000 (UTC), firstname.lastname@example.org (Christos
> In article <20060927090830.GI8186@bcd.geek.com.au>,
> Daniel Carosone <email@example.com> wrote:
> >On Tue, Sep 26, 2006 at 11:40:59PM -0700, John Nemeth wrote:
> >> } Ok, something must be different in my startup code because my init can
> >> } write them... I will look some more.
> >> I saw those as well on an i386 build that I did on Sunday. I was
> >> short on time, so I din't have a chance to look into it and I don't
> >> have the machine handy.
> >I got something like this go by too on a new laptop freshly installed
> >with current built on Monday (no sysinst, just partition and drop a
> >DESTDIR on). I haven't investigated yet.
> I added an strerror() to the message so please try with a newer init.
> It might provide more information. Do you have a utmpx file?
I'll rebuild and try that, though it will be later today -- I don't want
to reboot this machine now. I do indeed have /var/run/utmpx, and it's
updated when, say, I open a new xterm.
--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb