Questions tagged [busybox-init]

The implementation of init that comes with BusyBox

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How can I get /bin/login to not timeout

In my /etc/inittab I am using the following line: ttyS0::respawn:/bin/login This gives me a login prompt if I want to connect to the serial port. But it keeps echoing this: [hostname] login: Login ...
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Set environment variable (TZ) for all startup scripts and inittab

I'm working on an embedded Linux system and looking for a way to set the time zone for all processes. The question is: Is there any possibility to set the TZ environment variable at boot time (init ...
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How to login automatically without typing the root username or password in Buildroot BusyBox init?

If I do: git clone git://git.buildroot.net/buildroot cd buildroot git checkout 2016.05 make qemu_x86_defconfig make BR2_JLEVEL=2 qemu-system-x86_64 -M pc -kernel output/images/bzImage -drive file=...
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busysbox reboot doesn't work from init script

We have Beaglebone black based custom board with 256MB RAM and 4GB eMMC. We upgraded from Linux-3.12 to Linux-4.4 and busybox-1.20.2 to busybox-1.26.2. Now in busybox-1.26.2 we are seeing and issue ...
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What is needed to make a busybox init boot to a shell on an arm device/phone?

I compiled busybox with arm-linux-gnueabihf for and Cortex-A/armv7-a arm device/phone. When I run the binary on android it works well. I decided to modify the android boot image. In the boot image ...
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File not found when running a simple busybox system

I'm running Linux 4.1 and booting into a simple busybox environment. Busybox and shadow packages have been built as static and installed in my rootFS. Busybox is used for the /sbin/init and shadow's ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 boots into initramfs busy shell [closed]

I am getting booted into the initramfs shell directly in ubuntu 18.10 I have tried the exit command which leads to the manual fsck is required on /dev/sda2 When I enter fsck /dev/sda2 the shell ...
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Opening raw UBI partition for writing on Linux if it's mounted and used by init

I need to update a raw UBI partition with a new UBIFS image from Linux userspace with superuser rights, however I'm getting EBUSY (Device or resource busy) error whenever I'm trying to open my ...
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Busybox init, Kivy python application appears to block execution of ifup

I am experimenting with Buildroot, trying to create a minimal system to optimise cold boot time into a Python application (Kivy GUI). I chose to use Busybox init process because this is supposed to be ...
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System V - Respawn service but don't launch at boot

I'm trying to have a System V service relaunched on exit. EDIT: Should have precised that I'm using busybox init system instead of classic systemV I found that It could be done using /etc/inittab ...