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"Respawning too fast" errors after updates

Thanks for reading this. I have an unusual problem that I need help with.

Last Thursday, I manually started the RH "up2date" program in response
to the RedHat errata note about glibc and MySQL. The up2date run went
without error:

[Thu Nov  7 22:41:16 2002] up2date installing packages: 

However, when I rebooted I started getting these errors:

    INIT: Id "4" respawning too fast: disabled for 5 minutes.

Google and rh archive searches indicate that a "respawning" issue may
be a problem with glibc, but I didn't find a specific mention of my

I commented out the tty4, tty5, and tty6 lines in /etc/inittab, and 
that has eliminated the problem for now.

Please tell the list what solution(s) you have found for this issue. TIA.


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