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Re: why not mingetty??

Paul Slootman <paul@wau.mis.ah.nl> wrote:
> This is of course trivial to do by putting a clear screen escape
> sequence at the top of /etc/issue. Make it 25 blank lines if you don't
> want terminal-type dependencies...

Conceptually, you probably don't want to clear the screen for new serial
connections (makes problem analysis hard -- imagine talking over the
phone to a casual user and asking "What kind of connect message did you

Probably the right thing to do is issue "\027e" at the bottom of the
loop, after the point where a serial line would be dropped.


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