NEVERMIND!! -> Was: Help! "cannot execute "/sbin/agetty tty2 9600" on first boot

John Clisham jfclinux at fuse.net
Sun Jan 7 16:57:02 PST 2001


NEVERMIND!!! :) I had a bad inittab file.  I originally just copied/pasted it 
from the online LFS book.  ...bad idea.  It left a strange character at each 
spot in the file that was supposed to have a space.  I just replaced each of 
them, and it worked perfectly. ...sweet

Thanks!

On Sunday 07 January 2001 06:58 pm, you wrote:
> All
>
> OK, I thought I had everything all set from earlier problems.  Then I do my
> "first" reboot after double and triple checking everything.  Here's the
> errors I can see on my screen before the system totally hangs.  Any ideas? 
> I just can't seem to get this right! :(  Thanks in advance for your help!
>
> Thanks
> John
>
> Init: Cannot execute "/sbin/agetty tty2 9600"
> Init: Cannot execute "/sbin/agetty tty3 9600"
> Init: Cannot execute "/sbin/agetty tty4 9600"
> Init: Cannot execute "/sbin/agetty tty6 9600"
> Init: Cannot execute "/sbin/agetty tty5 9600"
> Init: Cannot execute "/sbin/agetty tty1 9600"
> Init: Cannot execute "/sbin/agetty tty2 9600"
> Init: Cannot execute "/sbin/agetty tty3 9600"
> Init: Id "1" respawning too fast; disabled for 5 minutes
> Init: Id "2" respawning too fast; disabled for 5 minutes
> Init: Id "3" respawning too fast; disabled for 5 minutes
> Init: Cannot execute "/sbin/agetty tty4 9600"
> Init: Cannot execute "/sbin/agetty tty6 9600"
> Init: Cannot execute "/sbin/agetty tty5 9600"
> Init: Cannot execute "/sbin/agetty tty4 9600"
> Init: Cannot execute "/sbin/agetty tty5 9600"
> Init: Cannot execute "/sbin/agetty tty6 9600"
> Init: Cannot execute "/sbin/agetty tty4 9600"
> Init: Cannot execute "/sbin/agetty tty4 9600"
> Init: Id "5" respawning too fast; disabled for 5 minutes
> Init: Cannot execute "/sbin/agetty tty5 9600"
> Init: Id "6" respawning too fast; disabled for 5 minutes
> Init: Cannot execute "/sbin/agetty tty6 9600"
> Init: no more processes left in this runlevel

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