Re: Cannot login on serial console
On Thu, 31 May 2001, Ben Collins wrote:
> On Wed, May 30, 2001 at 09:01:46PM -0700, Andrew Sharp wrote:
> > Guenter Millahn wrote:
> > >
> > > some days ago I installed an Ultra-80 with woody. But now I only
> > > can login as root via OpenSSH.
> > >
> > > Console Login is impossible.
> > Check you the file /etc/securetty and see if ttyS0 is in there. If
> > not, add it! Just out of curiosity, did you do the install from a
> > serial console? Because that's how I installed mine (potato, not
> > woody) and it automagically added ttyS0 to my /etc/securetty.
> Exactly. The install adds the serial console you installed from, if and
> only if, you used one. Basically it assumes to be safe, rather than
> relaxed on root login security.
Works fine now. Thank you Andrew and Ben.
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