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Re: RE: [vox-tech] Good distro for beginner?



On Sat 07 Apr 01, 10:44 AM, jdnewmil@dcn.davis.ca.us said: 
> On Sat, 7 Apr 2001, Deja User wrote:
> 
> > I know this is vague, but a colleague of mine is vexed regarding a
> > "init command is respawning too rapidly" error. Any ideas? If not,
> > that's fine. I've seen this before also, but never found out what
> > would cause this type of error. The question seems to be "too rapidly"
> > for what? UA
> 
> Sounds like they put an ampersand at the end of an inittab line.  init
> monitors the processes it starts, and the ampersand disonnects from the
> invoked process immediately, and init thinks it needs to start it
> again.  Voila! processes spawning like rabbits.

jeff, shouldn't init only do this when it receives a SIGCHLD signal?

pete


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