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SubjectRe: doubts in INIT - while system booting up
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Kasper Dupont <kasperd@daimi.au.dk> said:
> Horst von Brand wrote:
> >
> > > > > INIT: Id "x" respawing too fast: disabled for 5
> >
> > I've seen such problems too, caused by full /tmp
>
> Yes IIRC in that case xfs will fail to create /tmp/.font-unix
> and the socket /tmp/.font-unix/fs7100 and X will fail because
> of the missing font server.

Yep. And failing to start xfs has the same effect. Broken library
installations (such as missing/mangled /etc/ld.so.cache, also caused by
full / on boot; broken/mangled /etc/ld.so.conf) can also be a cause.

> Anyway, I was just stating that it could be caused by a
> misconfigured kernel.

Better check the easy answers first ;-)
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