Problems with setclock in lfs-bootscripts-20090812 LFS 6.5

Matthew Burgess matthew at
Fri Sep 18 15:23:28 PDT 2009

On Fri, 18 Sep 2009 15:52:44 -0600, Matthew Burgess <matthew at> wrote:

> stty: standard input: Inappropriate ioctl for device

OK, figured this out to be the section of /etc/rc.d/init.d/functions that sets the
COLUMNS variable by calling 'stty' (obvious now!).  So, why can't it set that then? Am I
missing a driver from my kernel, or is it due to my VirtualBox environment?  That
probably explains why a couple of the stty tests from coreutils fail too ('stty' and


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