julius.junghans at gmx.de
Wed Apr 7 15:45:21 PDT 2004
On Wed, 07 Apr 2004 15:59:16 -0500
Carlos Vrancken <cvrancken at mailcan.com> wrote:
> Hello everybody. I'm a LFS newbie, having my very first LFS 5.0 working
> just fine. I'd like to somehow have a way to perform an automatic
> console login.
> I used to do it using redhat distros, following this quite easy method:
> Basically, it all comes down to the following script command:
> exec /usr/bin/open -c 1 -w -- /bin/login -f username
> However, I run into a couple of problems with that line. LFS doesn't
> include the "open" command, so I tried to use "openvt" instead. But I
> can't get it to work, with every console I try it returns an error
> message, saying that that particular virtual console is already in use.
> So, I got 'open' in my system. That one seems to work. But now,
> /bin/login doesn't seem to care about the '-f' option, it keeps asking
> for a password.
> Any ideas/different solution/help would be very much appreciated.
> Thanks a lot,
this one worked for me:
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