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Re: GDM, getty and VTs

On Sun, Dec 27, 2009 at 2:21 PM, Gaijin <gaijin@clearwire.net> wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 26, 2009 at 01:37:03PM +0100, Mario Lang quoted:
>> Josselin Mouette <joss@debian.org> writes:
>> > it’s been a long-standing tradition on Linux to have 6 started getty
>> > processes, in tty1 to tty6. However this doesn’t correspond anymore to
>> > the way we use our machines.
>        I use all six, and wish there were twelve.

It is fairly easy to configure getty to start twelve times, just add
more of these lines in /etc/inittab:

6:23:respawn:/sbin/getty 38400 tty6



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