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then, obviously, i cant log in to see if agetty exists or what. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail. If your machine is networked try telnetting in (if not networked, use rescue disk, fun fun fun) and check on /sbin/agetty.. That system is probably flaky... https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=6880

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Close Box Join Tek-Tips Today! agetty belongs to sys-apps/util-linux, which you could reemerge by > > using your livecd and doing the chroot thing like when you installed. > > either > > that or you could you try removing that if its there? If yes, check this entry of the FAQ:http://www.archlinux.org/docs/en/guide/ … .html#faq2 Offline #8 2004-09-21 12:11:32 hugelmopf Member Registered: 2004-08-06 Posts: 71 Re: INIT cannot execute "/sbin/agetty" No, I did not compile my

That's happening pretty early during init, while spawing tty's. Results 1 to 4 of 4 Thread: cannot execute "/sbin/agetty" - error during slackware bootup Tweet Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… Subscribe to this Thread… Display Linear Mode They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. https://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-887932-start-0.html what the hell is going on?Could the CD image you downloaded be corrupt?

and it gives me thisOk. ---INIT: cannot execute /sbin/agettyYuck. ;-(from the man page:gettyopensattyport,promptsfor a login name and invokes the /bin/login command. Could also try changing your /etc/inittab so that your default run level at boot up is 4 (I've never set it that way, but it may bypass the problem you're having Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.0 Copyright © 2016 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. you may be getting different results on every install.

Offline #25 2007-08-27 20:04:29 ahaslam Member Registered: 2007-05-11 Posts: 119 Re: INIT cannot execute "/sbin/agetty" Sorry, it was actually xfs_check that I'd used, which I believe does more than 'nothing successfully' Close this window and log in. Bitbender Forums makes no guarantee to the validity of any of the statements issued herein. satinet View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by satinet 08-04-2005, 08:58 AM #3 xrado Member Registered: Dec 2004 Distribution: Zenwalk/Slackware

But I'll be glad for ganja_guru if you did find a solution. this content Reply With Quote 08-10-2006,12:03 AM #4 Grogan View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Hell's Very Own Join Date Sep 2002 Location Ontario, Canada Posts 27,128 Threads 2548 It is normally invokedby init(8).---over and over until it kills all of the runlevels. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest.

Cancel Red Flag SubmittedThank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action. You can also edit your /etc/inittab to start another getty instead.. For configuration of X, please read: Configuring X in Slackware You want to run xorgconfig and follow the steps. weblink You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed.

NoeticRapture View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by NoeticRapture 08-06-2005, 04:41 AM #5 xrado Member Registered: Dec 2004 Distribution: Zenwalk/Slackware Bush March 29, 2001 From speech given at the Radio and Television Correspondents Association dinner in Washington, D.C. -- gentoo-user [at] gentoo mailing list daniel at dannz Oct24,2005,9:27PM Post #3 of 4 (835 it's just because your solution won't help me anymore.

Has anything changed from "initscripts-0.7.5" to "initscripts-0.7.6"?Should I try to remove 0.7.6 and add 0.7.5 with Pacman?As addition, here is my inittab:## /etc/inittab## Runlevels:# 0 Halt# 1(S)

The link to the forums is > > http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-204427-highlight-agetty.html > -- > > "I've coined new words, like misunderstanding and Hispanically." > > George W. Mods and Other Crazy Stuff Hardware Headquarters Motherboard Smorgasboard Digital Storage Graphics Fireworks Acoustic Studio Network Neighborhood The Garage Universal Hardware Software Center Windows Empire Linux Rebellion Downloads Central Power Crunching Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Privacy Policy. My fstab doesn't have the user option for /, which is where /sbin is located.Some guidance would be greatly appreciated, I can't reproduce the crashes & the boot problem is very

http://phraktured.net Offline #15 2005-03-02 20:22:16 hugelmopf Member Registered: 2004-08-06 Posts: 71 Re: INIT cannot execute "/sbin/agetty" phrakture wrote:hmmm well, is /sbin on another partition? could you try removing that if > its > there? cannot exec... /sbin/agetty.... check over here the server is still waiting me to fix it, otherwise still working as should, just i cant login to it i'll have to wait until nobody is using it be good...

If you leave * * the bash prompt, it will automatically reboot * *************************************************** /etc/rc.sysinit: line 71: /sbin/sulogin: Permission denied Automatic reboot in progress /etc/rc.sysinit: line 73: /sbin/umount: Permission denied /etc/rc.sysinit: Hope you figure it out without losing what's on your disk; good luck. All rights reserved.Unauthorized reproduction or linking forbidden without expressed written permission. They're all resting down in Cornwall writing up their memoirs for a paper-back edition of the Boy Scout Manual.

It used to work > A post on the gentoo forums mentions that having the user option on your /boot and / partitions may break the boot cycle. Advanced Search Forum Community Help: Check the Help Files, then come here to ask! I'll see what I can do, but I promise nothing :? The words and opinions expressed in the forums are neither endorsed nor supported by the owners of Bitbender Forums.

You might also like to try init=/bin/bash and (if its installed) init=/bin/sash or init=/bin/ash. A few mismatched bits on the agetty package would have screwed up that whole install. Reply With Quote Quick Navigation Linux Rebellion Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Computers 101 Basic Help Collection General PC Upkeep Windows Basics well you wouldn't have to worry about incompatible hardware when its that old.

and it gives me thisINIT: cannot execute /sbin/agettyover and over until it kills all of the runlevels. You just can't log in at the terminal because your getty didn't start.. LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Slackware INIT: cannot execute /sbin/agetty User Name Remember Me? You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed.

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