On Mon, Oct 11, 1999 at 10:15:17AM +1000, Craig Sanders wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 10, 1999 at 03:11:22AM -0400, Colin Walters wrote:
> > I think this is a good idea. I recently set up a Debian potato system
> > to be a web terminal, thus I had to run a startx on boot. However,
> > /etc/init.d/rmnologin is by default run at 99, which is bad if I want
> > to have stuff happen *after* all other initalization.
> > My solution was to create /etc/init.d/local:
> > #!/bin/sh
> > run-parts /etc/rc.local
> > and do:
> > update-rc.d -f rmnologin remove
> > update-rc.d rmnologin start 98 2 3 4 5 .
> > update-rc.d local start 99 2 3 4 5 .
> > I just plopped my startx script into /etc/rc.local.
> why not just use xdm or wdm and edit the config so that the login window
> displays "login as guest with password guest"?
Because the whole point of a web terminal was to make it simple. And I'd
rather not advertise the password of a shell account on the box. It's
directly connected to the internet. Right now there isn't a way to
do more than open and close netscape, and I'd like to keep it that way :)
Colin Walters <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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