Bug in binary /init

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at ums.usu.ru
Fri Sep 30 07:23:05 PDT 2005


Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> the /init in initramfs compiled from init.c doesn't pass environment 
> variables from the kernel command line to the real /sbin/init. This 
> breaks the bootprompt-based language configurator. Please fix as soon as 
> possible.
> 
> Testcase:
> 
> linux LANG=ru_RU.KOI8-R KEYMAP=ru-ms TZ=Asia/Yekaterinburg UTC=1
> 
> Actual result: questions about timezone and locale are asked during boot
> 
> Expected result: no questions asked

Fixed in r805 in utf8-newmake. Please backport to trunk if the fix looks 
right.

-- 
Alexander E. Patrakov



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