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changing the inittab file to use rungetty instead of getty



Or as a "--hook" to make-live you could dpkg-divert /sbin/casper-getty
and place your own /sbin/casper-getty which does (pseduo shell code)

case $PORT in
tty[0-9])
        exec startx ;;
*)
        exec /sbin/casper-getty.real "$@" ;;
esac



On 09/02/07, Alex Owen <r.alex.owen@gmail.com> wrote:
> In some ways the neatest thing to do is edit /etc/inittab in the chroot.
> The sed scripts  in the CASPERGETTY part of 25configure_init  try to
> be so tight that they only rewrite the original debian /etc/inittab. I
> can't vouch for the intent of the code outside the CASPERGETTY
> block... however I think it is a bug if that code rewrites modified
> versions of the original debian /etc/inittab. There may be come ubuntu
> copat code in there too but I don't know about that.
>
> In summary:
> (1) I'd try to modify the /etc/inittab in the chroot first and report
> bug 25configure_init  overwrites it.
> (2) yes you have identified the right part of the code which rewrites
> /etc/inittab patching this file will also do what you want.
>
> Regards
> Alex Owen
>


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