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Old 05-16-2003, 03:33 AM   #1
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upgrade continued


i decided i had nothing to lose and set about trying to upgrade KDE again on my mandrake 9.0 system. after finally catching up with all the dependencies BEFORE installing KDE, i got a long string of stuff...stuff i'm not familiar with. i'm not sure if it's really bad or something (i'm still running). so here it is:

Restarting all the services of this run level
Stopping saslauthd[ OK ]
Starting saslauthd[ OK ]
Stopping internet connection if needed: [ OK ]
Waiting 10 sec before restarting the internet connection.
Checking internet connections to start at boot [ OK ]
Stopping portmap services: [ OK ]
Starting portmapper: [ OK ]
Shutting down kernel logger: [ OK ]
Shutting down system logger: [ OK ]
Starting system logger: [ OK ]
Starting kernel logger: [ OK ]
Checking if partitions have enough free diskspace: [ OK ]
Stopping NFS lockd:
Stopping NFS statd: [ OK ]
Starting NFS lockd: [ OK ]
Starting NFS statd: [ OK ]
Shutting down console mouse services: [ OK ]
Starting console mouse services: [ OK ]
Shutting down ALSA sound driver (version 0.9.0rc2): [ OK ]
Starting ALSA version 0.9.0rc2: emu10k1.[ OK ]
Shutting down APM daemon: [ OK ]
Starting up APM daemon: [ OK ]
Stopping atd: [ OK ]
Starting atd: [ OK ]
Stopping xinetd: [ OK ]
Starting xinetd: [ OK ]
Stopping CUPS printing system: [ OK ]
Starting CUPS printing system: [ OK ]
Loading keymap: us [ OK ]
Loading compose keys: compose.latin.inc [ OK ]
The BackSpace key sends: ^?[ OK ]
Stopping crond: [ OK ]
Starting crond: [ OK ]
Stopping lisa: [ OK ]
Starting lisa: [ OK ]
Restarting devfsd daemon: [ OK ]
warning: /etc/inittab created as /etc/inittab.rpmnew

the main thing i'm wondering about is the last line...what exactly does that file do? is it ok that it's been renamed?

anyway, thanks.
 
Old 05-16-2003, 03:38 AM   #2
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so i looked at the file myself...and there is now an "inittab" and an "inittab.rpmnew". so it renamed the old one and made a new one. this file is where the settings for x and whatnot are held, as far as i can tell. i'm assuming it's ok that it's been renamed and replaced.

am i right?
 
Old 05-16-2003, 08:15 AM   #3
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Yes, you're right. And if you would want to check differences you can do "diff -urN <old file> <new file> | less".
 
  


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