cleaning out tmp

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
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.

Gerard Beekmans

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