problems dropping to single user from multi in recent -current?

Diego Depaoli trebestie at
Wed Feb 4 13:29:48 PST 2009

On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 8:34 PM, Stephane E. Potvin <sepotvin at> wrote:
> Mark Atkinson wrote:
>> I've updated several boxes over the last few days -- these are all
>> serial console units; and everytime I issue 'shutdown now' to drop to
>> single user, it hangs at the pathname prompt.  Is anyone else seeing this?
Same here
> Try typing blind... I have the same symptoms on one of my systems when I
> drop to single user mode (it's the only one with a USB keyboard, dunno if
> it's coincidence or not).
It's a coincidence, I do not have USB keyboard


Diego Depaoli

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