Re: Console no login prompt after boot
Erm... of course. That was pretty dumb of me ;)
--- Andrew Sharp <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Frank Stolze wrote:
> > Hi there,
> > I installed Debian 2.2r3 on a Sun Ultra 2 via a serial port console. After
> > I successfully used Debian via the serial port (except console-tools not
> > installing successfully).
> > Now I added a Sun monitor & keyboard to the machine. I can boot Debian
> > successfully, with all console output going to the monitor. However, after
> > last script from rc3.d finishes, nothing happens. No login screen is
> > There are no unusual log messages either. Now I was able to install
> > console-tools, rebooted, same effect. I can ssh into the machine and there
> > no unusual processes running, the machine seems to be in a proper state.
> > the monitor/keyboard console does not get a login prompt.
> > Can anybody give me a hint how to fix this?
> Just a hint? OK,
> # man inittab
> Heh. man login would have led you to the answer as well.
> Alright, you installed from serial with no monitor/kbd, so it's not
> going to be running a login on a nonexistent device, is it? You
> have to add a login for tty1,2,3,4,5,6 in /etc/inittab. They're
> probably there already but just commented out. Run
> # telinit q
> after you're done editing inittab.
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