[maemo-developers] wtmp, getty over serial running, Re: n800 - most libraries compiled witout -fPIC, intentional?

From: Eero Tamminen eero.tamminen at nokia.com
Date: Wed Apr 18 13:23:53 EEST 2007

ext Frantisek Dufka wrote:
>> It was a (new) bug noticed too little time before the latest release
>> so there was not enough time to find the root cause & fix & re-build
>> everything needed.  The effect is a couple of secs lost at bootup and
>> a couple of MB of RAM lost after device is up (compared to system that
>> would be fully prelinked).
> I see, thanks. I was thinking that perhaps I missed something and
> prelink in not that useful or something. Should I bother to create
> bugzilla entry for this?

That's not necessary, it will most definitely be fixed in next release.

> Also there are other issues with the firmware. It looks like
> /var/run/wtmp growing problem is back (was in some n770 firmware but was
> solved if I remember correctly). On n800 it is even created again if
> deleted so I had to make softlink to /dev/null. Anyone else see this
> too? I'm not sure if it is caused by something I installed. This should
> go to bugzilla, right?

I don't have this file.

> Another thing is getty running on /dev/ttyS0, I think I removed it from
> inittab and it appeared again. R&D mode is disabled. Does this cause
> higher power consumption or is harmless?

Nor getty.

So, might be because of something you installed...

	- Eero

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