why is tty->pgrp set to -1 for console?

David Boutcher boutcher at us.ibm.com
Fri Feb 1 06:14:54 EST 2002

>  We had a problem that ctrl-c was not working on the console.

You need to be running something like mingetty on the console to have
signals (like ctrl-c) picked up.  If you start Linux with something like
"init=/bin/bash" then job control signals (like control C and control Z)
won't work.

Dave Boutcher
iSeries Linux guy

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