cleaning out tmp

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Dec 18 17:34:29 PST 2000


> Speaking of this, could a leftover /var/run/utmp be responsible for the
> strange error "could not determine terminal name: got /dev/tty4" from
> shadowpwd's login when logging in on tty1?

if the file is corrupt, yes. Corrupt files can occur when the system crashed 
so it didn't record that it shutdown in between.

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