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Old 03-06-2009, 12:19 AM   #1
shibu_sp
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Init: Id "x" respawning too fast: disabled for 5 minutes


Hi
I can use telnet problem.

Gui mode i cant

Im getting the error

INIT: Id "x" respawning too fast: disabled for 5 minutes

please help me what should i want to do.

shibu
 
Old 03-07-2009, 09:24 AM   #2
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This might help you;
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In most distributions this means that the system is booting by default
into runlevel 5, which is supposed to respawn (re-start again after
it's been exited) a graphical login via xdm, kdm, gdm, or whatever,
and the system can't locate the program.

However, "Id" can also indicate the absence or misconfiguration of
another program, like mingetty, if init tries to respawn itself more
than 10 times in 2 minutes.

Id "x" is the number in the leftmost column of the /etc/inittab file:

# Run gettys in standard runlevels
1:2345:respawn:/sbin/mingetty tty1
2:2345:respawn:/sbin/mingetty tty2
3:2345:respawn:/sbin/mingetty tty3
4:2345:respawn:/sbin/mingetty tty4
5:2345:respawn:/sbin/mingetty tty5
6:2345:respawn:/sbin/mingetty tty6

Commenting the offending line out and then fixing the errant program
and testing on the command line will allow you to see any error
messages that go to standard error output (console) if the errors are
not going to the system log file. Uncomment the line and restart init
with "kill -SIGHUP 1" or "telinit q" to cause init to reinitialize and
reread the /etc/inittab file.

Some systems, however, rewrite /etc/inittab when booting. In that
case, refer to the init man page, and/or the settings in
/etc/sysconfig/init.

Refer to the init and /etc/inittab man pages for detailed information.
 
  


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