[syslinux] timeout opening/writing control channel

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Thu Dec 19 12:25:24 PST 2002

Leo Przybylski wrote:
> Hello,
> I tried to create my own micro linux distribution using isolinux. I
> first created a chroot jailed distribution in a work directory. And then
> I built a structure based-on super rescue. Everything works great except
> when init is run with any runlevel it just sits there. I tried to debug
> this by making /linuxrc more interactive. I find that when I run init
> myself get "timeout opening writing control channel /dev/initctl"

You need to "exec /sbin/init" from the /linuxrc -- i.e. from PID 1.

Anyway, this has nothing to do with syslinux; the superrescue mailing
list would be more appropriate.


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