Subject: Re: getty's Exec format error [was: Re: Tests of mdsetimage -s]
To: Marcin Jessa <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>
Date: 04/02/2005 23:44:30
On Sat, 2 Apr 2005, Marcin Jessa wrote:
> Apr 2 23:06:19 init: can't exec getty '/usr/libexec/getty' for port /dev/console: Exec format error
> Apr 2 23:06:19 init: can't exec getty '/usr/libexec/getty' for port /dev/ttyE1: Exec format error
> etc etc...
> I can execute the getty binary directly in my build dir and then I get a login prompt and can login to my build computer just fine.
> /etc/gettytab and image/etc/ttys are also in place.
> I am so close to a login prompt I can allmost smell it... :)
Well, the error looks familiar, doesn't it. See "kernel cannot load due to
unknown execution format". What did you do to your (.../image)/sbin/init
to get rid off that error?
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