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Old 10-17-2005, 01:39 AM   #1
Maurice Arthur
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How to add new inittab


Mabdriva 10.2

No Inittab file.

Run level 5 init no more processes left in this run level

Have read and tried some of Linuxquestions .org search files but still unable to boot up Mandriva
10.2

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Old 10-17-2005, 01:51 AM   #2
Emmanuel_uk
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Hi,

I would call this double posting
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=373792

You do not need to, just be patient

I had subscribed to your thread and was going to try to post you
my initab from mandy 2005 LE

By the way, what did you do to break your inittab? Or did 2005 never worked?
I assume it worked fine before...

you may even have a backup /etc/inittab~ wherever it is

Is this correct to assume you have a dual boot and have mandrake 10
available (if somebody has suggestion on how to fix this using 10
to access and edit /mnt/mandy2005/etc/inittab

You must have mounted /mnt/mandy2005 as read only
See your /etc/fstab in mandy 10

Here is my inittab in 2005 LE
Code:
#
# inittab       This file describes how the INIT process should set up
#               the system in a certain run-level.
#
# Author:       Miquel van Smoorenburg, <miquels@drinkel.nl.mugnet.org>
#               Modified for RHS Linux by Marc Ewing and Donnie Barnes
#

# Default runlevel. The runlevels used by Mandrakelinux are:
#   0 - halt (Do NOT set initdefault to this)
#   1 - Single user mode
#   2 - Multiuser, without NFS (The same as 3, if you do not have networking)
#   3 - Full multiuser mode
#   4 - unused
#   5 - X11
#   6 - reboot (Do NOT set initdefault to this)
#
id:5:initdefault:

# System initialization.
si::sysinit:/etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit

l0:0:wait:/etc/rc.d/rc 0
l1:1:wait:/etc/rc.d/rc 1
l2:2:wait:/etc/rc.d/rc 2
l3:3:wait:/etc/rc.d/rc 3
l4:4:wait:/etc/rc.d/rc 4
l5:5:wait:/etc/rc.d/rc 5
l6:6:wait:/etc/rc.d/rc 6

# Trap CTRL-ALT-DELETE
ca::ctrlaltdel:/sbin/shutdown -t3 -r now

# When our UPS tells us power has failed, assume we have a few minutes
# of power left.  Schedule a shutdown for 2 minutes from now.
# This does, of course, assume you have powerd installed and your
# UPS connected and working correctly.
pf::powerfail:/sbin/shutdown -f -h +2 "Power Failure; System Shutting Down"

# If power was restored before the shutdown kicked in, cancel it.
pr:12345:powerokwait:/sbin/shutdown -c "Power Restored; Shutdown Cancelled"


# 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

Last edited by Emmanuel_uk; 10-17-2005 at 02:54 PM.
 
  


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