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Re: /rescue/init for alternative (Re: CVScommit:src/share/man/man8)
> On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 08:54:51AM +0900, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:
> > What's the difference from the prompts for mountroot and file system type?
> Neither is active by default.
All of them are activated (only) on failure by default:
>> revision 1.95
>> date: 1997/01/31 02:25:47; author: thorpej; state: Exp; lines: +16 -7
>> - Don't panic if we can't mount root. Instead, set RB_ASKNAME and
>> call setroot(), which will prompt the operator for the root device
>> and file system type.
>> revision 1.370
>> date: 2008/10/25 15:40:59; author: tsutsui; state: Exp; lines: +17 -4
>> - if no usable init(8) program (listed in *initpaths) can be found,
>> set the RB_ASKNAME flag and prompt users for the init path, rather than
>> panicking with "no init".
> > How can you prevent him to do everything on fsck failure?
> init(8) is supposed to ask for the root password?
But not yet.
> > How can you prevent ddb prompt on panic by default?
> ddb can be disabled as well.
But not by default.
You can also change those prompts optional if you really require it.
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