Bug#337444: Pause on sulogin failure

Dmitry Bogatov KAction at debian.org
Tue Nov 13 20:21:58 GMT 2018

[2018-11-12 10:20] Simon Richter <Simon.Richter at hogyros.de>
> >> I have changed checkroot.sh and checkfs.sh to add a 5 second pause
> >> on sulogin failure.  More should be done to checkfs.sh since, there,
> >> the script continues booting after the sulogin instead of rebooting.
> > Why would it be wrong to call /sbin/reboot -f?
> That would give us a reboot loop. There is no "good" solution here,
> ideally we'd stop and let the admin see the error, but if sulogin fails,
> we're already deep in "broken system" territory. The five second pause
> is probably the least annoying option.

Sounds convincing. Closing bug until better solution emerge.

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