securetty

Guillaume Pancak gpancak at free.fr
Thu Aug 10 18:47:59 PDT 2000


Right, :))
the VC must not be prefixed with /dev
...also, the last modif is not good, but work...
i resume :
1- inittab must not have VC prefixed with /dev
2- securetty must be like the man page describe... WITHOUT leading dev/

Thank's a lot

> 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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