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Re: /etc/inittab went away && wlan has weird device name



On Sat, Oct 14, 2006 at 12:25:50PM -0400, Thomas J. Baker wrote:
> 
> > On Wed, 2006-03-15 at 10:18 -0500, Julian C. Dunn wrote:
> > > I just did a yum update, updating to initscripts 8.31.1-1 (among other
> > > things like a new kernel). When I rebooted, init complained that inittab
> > > was missing, so I rebooted into rescue mode and found that there was
> > > an /etc/inittab.rpmsave but no /etc/inittab. Has anyone else had this
> > > problem?
> > 
> 
> I too had this happen on my laptop. It only happened on one of my three
> rawhide systems so it's hard to figure out exactly why. 

Things like that happen when instead of updating a package yum
decides to remove an old package first and later to install a new
version.  Look at
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=196590
for similar reports.  Does it ring a bell?  If you have seen
something of that sort recently you likely should add some
comments in bugzilla.

When I tried to repeat something like that I could not.

   Michal


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