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    SubjectRe: Booting into /bin/bash
    According to Richard B. Johnson:
    > Without patching the kernel, I think I can show that there is something
    > basically wrong. The patch may just hide the problem.

    No.

    > Something seems to be wrong, even with using the first virtual
    > terminal, which is a 'tty' and should (must) be able to become a
    > a controlling terminal.

    Only if you're the process group leader.. read drivers/char/tty_io.c
    function tiocsctty()

    > This is a stock kernel version 2.2.15. The stuff necessary to make
    > 'strace' run ends up with the 'init' PID of 6. FYI, it is a real
    > bear to 'strace' init's startup.

    And that is the cause of you not being process group leader.

    Stick a setsid() before the tty stuff.

    Mike.
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