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Bug 1219 - Syntax error in /etc/rc.d/init.d/single
Summary: Syntax error in /etc/rc.d/init.d/single
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: initscripts
Version: 5.2
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Lawrence
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-02-17 15:55 UTC by dim
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-02-17 16:01:19 UTC

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Description dim 1999-02-17 15:55:01 UTC
Due to a missing `fi' in /etc/rc.d/init.d/single, you get a
syntax error from bash while switching to single user mode,
and you get no shell.
This happens only with the new initscripts package which has
been made for kernel 2.2 support.

--- single.orig Wed Feb 10 18:46:58 1999
+++ single      Wed Feb 17 16:04:59 1999
@@ -33,6 +33,7 @@
    echo "/sbin/modprobe" > /proc/sys/kernel/modprobe
    /etc/rc.d/init.d/kerneld start

 # Now go to the single user level.
 echo "Telling INIT to go to single user mode."

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-02-17 16:01:59 UTC
fixed in initscripts-3.78-2.3

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