securetty

Keith Marshall krm05 at uow.edu.au
Thu Aug 10 18:11:51 PDT 2000


Hi,

I think the reason for this lies in /etc/inittab

Can't give any more detail right now since I'm in windows but you should 
try comparing the lfs file to the slackware inittab file and see what you find.

Keith

At 02:53 11/08/00 +0200, you wrote:
>Hi,
>your problem can be resolved...
>just prefix, in /etc/securetty, the devices...
>ex:
>
># Begin of /etc/securetty
>/dev/console
>/dev/tty1
>/dev/tty2
>...
>...
>/dev/tty6
># End of /etc/securetty
>
>it work for me....:)
>i don't know if it is a bug or not...??
>more informations.....?
>
>----- Message d'origine -----
>De : Pascal Adami <pascal.adami at balcab.ch>
>À : <lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org>
>Envoyé : jeudi 10 août 2000 19:08
>Objet : securetty
>
>
> > 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!
> >
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