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Re: looking for testers of new console


From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: looking for testers of new console
Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2002 04:35:22 +0200
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On Thu, Sep 19, 2002 at 04:08:04AM +0200, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> Then you should add the terminals to ttys, so you get a login session
> on them at boot time.  Edit the file /etc/ttys, and add the following
> lines (or similar if you made more/less ttys):
> 
> tty1    "/libexec/getty 38400"          hurd            on      secure 
> trusted console
> tty2    "/libexec/getty 38400"          hurd            on      secure 
> trusted console
> tty3    "/libexec/getty 38400"          hurd            on      secure 
> trusted console
> tty4    "/libexec/getty 38400"          hurd            on      secure 
> trusted console
> tty5    "/libexec/getty 38400"          hurd            on      secure 
> trusted console
> tty6    "/libexec/getty 38400"          hurd            on      secure 
> trusted console

Note: You should not remove the existing entry.  At least not if you want to
be able to login locally :)

Later, when the console client is started in the boot scripts, the console
entry should be removed (in fact, if you feel adventurous, you could try
that out for us and report back).
 
> That should work.  The ncursesw driver supports console switching via
> C-w C-1 (or 2, 3, ...) and you can exit it with C-w x.  But I

This should be C-w 1, C-w 2, etc.

Thanks,
Marcus

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