[arch-general] [arch-dev-public] [signoff] vc/* -> tty* transition

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Sun Jul 19 14:07:27 EDT 2009

On Sun, Jul 19, 2009 at 7:43 PM, Daenyth Blank<daenyth+arch at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 19, 2009 at 10:23, Randy Morris<randy.morris at archlinux.us> wrote:
>> I think of out all the options here, copying the current inittab to
>> .pacsave and installing a new, working inittab makes the most sense.
>> Then a user would at least have a chance to boot and read their logs to
>> see what happened if they even notice there is a problem.
> This is exactly what Arch *doesn't* do, and it provides .pacnew files
> for this purpose.

But in this special case, you could always do :
sed -i'.pacsave' 's#vc/\([0-9]\)#tty\1#' /etc/inittab

More information about the arch-general mailing list