Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Thu Aug 10 10:16:12 PDT 2000

> Hi there,
> I have a problem with telnet and the /etc/securetty file. It's not created
> in the LFS book so I added it with these entries:
> console
> tty1
> tty2
> tty3
> tty4
> tty5
> tty6
> so that root can only login locally. BUT why the f**k isn't it working?
> I can't log on with root anymore locally...
> It is perfectly working on my Slackware machine with the same entries!

Does the login program from "shadow password suite" use the file? You'll
have to check that out.

Gerard Beekmans

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