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Bug#495928: debian-installer: does not add line to /etc/inittab to enable logins via virtual console


> > (virtual) console - doesn't work; i do get output but if i login (as
> > user - root seems not to work but that might've been a typo during
> > installation) and then logon by pressing ^d it seems i'm still logged in
> > while i do get the login prompt!
> Could you send us the installed /etc/inittab and /etc/securetty?

It seems applying this patch fixes the multiple-login-sessions-in-1-console

debiantest:/home/folkert# diff -uNrBbd /etc/inittab.org /etc/inittab
--- /etc/inittab.org    2008-09-04 18:59:54.000000000 +0200
+++ /etc/inittab        2008-09-04 18:59:04.000000000 +0200
@@ -62,7 +62,7 @@

 # Example how to put a getty on a serial line (for a terminal)
-T0:23:respawn:/sbin/getty -L hvc0 38400 linux
+# T0:23:respawn:/sbin/getty -L hvc0 38400 linux
 #T1:23:respawn:/sbin/getty -L ttyS1 9600 vt100

 # Example how to put a getty on a modem line.

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