some more (old) problems...

Harald Koenig (
Sun, 24 Nov 1996 00:02:00 +0100 (MET)

"rpm -V -p packagesaxp.rpm" dumps core, no matter if the
package is installed or not (using rpm-2.2.5-1)

terminal settings are still screwed up when login from console or serial terminal.
without "stty sane" in ~/.bash_login I get:

speed 9600 baud; rows 25; columns 80; line = 0;
intr = ^C; quit = ^\; erase = ^U; kill = M-^?; eof = ^C; eol = ^\; eol2 = ^?;
start = ^Q; stop = ^S; susp = ^Z; rprnt = <undef>; werase = ^A; lnext = ^V;
flush = ^U; min = 1; time = 0;
-parenb -parodd cs8 hupcl -cstopb cread clocal -crtscts
-ignbrk brkint ignpar -parmrk -inpck -istrip -inlcr -igncr icrnl ixon -ixoff
-iuclc ixany -imaxbel
opost -olcuc -ocrnl onlcr -onocr -onlret -ofill -ofdel nl0 cr0 tab0 bs0 vt0 ff0
isig icanon -iexten echo echoe echok -echonl -noflsh -xcase -tostop -echoprt
-echoctl -echoke

/sbin/init (pid 1) does SEGV when trying to shut down and the root file system
is read-only using "mount -o remount,ro -n /". after this SEGV, shutdown, halt
etc. don't work anymore and the reset button has to be pressed (even when / is
read-write again).

kernel message for SysVinit-2.64-2:
init: memory violation at pc=12000b370 rp=120003398 (bad address = 00000000)

sometimes after reboot I don't get any login prompt on neither console
nor serial terminal (but all gettys are running, killing/restarting gettys
doesn't help); CRTL-ALT-DEL doesn't work in this situatun too.
but it's possible to login via network and run shutdown which does the right thing.

/sbin/clock sets the wrong day_of_week at least for ARC console type clock
(for XL266 and UDB) using "clock -A -u -w" (from util-linux-2.5-28 and before)
which results in a "invalid system time" in ARC console when booting next time.

for example for Nov. 23 1996 the ARC console shows "Sunday" instead of "Saturday"
and so I have to enter the complete date/time for every cold boot

/bin/bash still can't handle resizing the terminal width (e.g. in xterm)

is there any global changelog file to be able to check the fixes for
all the new packages ?


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