System stalls (for 15-30 minutes) during savelog

Carsten Aulbert carsten.aulbert at
Fri May 8 10:42:46 CEST 2009

Thomas Lange schrieb:
>>>>>> On Fri, 08 May 2009 10:21:19 +0200, Carsten Aulbert <carsten at> said:
>     >> PS: Is there an easy way to enable an accessible terminal on tty2 and 3?
>     >> I've tried editing /etc/inittab in the live image, but that did not do
>     >> the trick. I'm currently looking into the main fai cfengine script in
>     >> there....
> Additional terminal on tty2 and 3 are created after the red fai logo
> appears. If your kernel stops before (when only the initrd is
> available), I'm not sure if you can get a shell on tty2 and 3. This
> has to be done by live-initramfs.

Weird, the installation is basically done, i.e. I can already read the
message: "The installation took 189s"

But neither tty2 nor tty3 are available, only tty1 with the output from
fai.log (as well as kmesg) and tty4 with syslog output.

Very weird.



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