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SubjectSOLVED -> Re: Serial Console changes in linux 2.4.15??
On 18 Feb 2002, Eric W. Biederman wrote:

> Old versions of /sbin/init are broken and clear CREAD. Most getty's (except
> mingetty) do the right thing. I saw the change at 2.4.2 -> 2.4.3. I
> don't why some people have managed to avoid it for longer periods of
> time.
>
> The great mystery is how /sbin/init managed to work in 2.4.2....
>
> Eric
>


Eric,
Thanks very much to both you and Alan. You were exactly right. The version
of /sbin/init on our filesystem was quite old (2 years old). I grabbed the tar
ball of the newest version, and using this version (without the "#if 0" lines)
works just fine because it sets up the console properly.

Thanks again.

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