Re: init und Linux 1.3.69

Michael Stone (
Wed, 27 Nov 1996 14:21:25 -0500

At 09:28 AM 3/5/96 +0100, you wrote:
>On Mon, 4 Mar 1996, lilo wrote:
>> I've been using Ctrl-Alt-Del to reboot my Linux system, with relatively few
>> problems, since about 0.95pl15j (assuming I even remember that sequence of
>> kernel release numbers correctly, it's been a while :). I'm presently
>> running RedHat 2.1. :)
>With the latest kernel? And while not logged in?
>The problem is that it works fine, while logged in as root or some other
>user, but *not* when only the getty prompt is displayed. With 1.3.64
>everything was OK.

I've noticed this too. Sometimes I'll forget that I need to be logged in to
use ctrl-alt-del, and I do it from a login prompt. Oops--the whole system
locks. Luckily, the reset switch is unaffected, and the filesystem check
works well the next time I start up. ;^)