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On Wednesday 23 May 2007, Wernfried Haas wrote:
> On Wed, May 23, 2007 at 04:30:15PM +0200, Christopher Friedt wrote:
> > Originally, I ran into some trouble when I allowed the default init
> > routine to run, because it froze on 'starting local'. I eventually
> > discovered that was because my main serial device should be /dev/ttyAM0
> > instead of /dev/ttyS1 in /etc/inittab. I fixed that, and then found that
> > I couldn't login as root, even after adjusting /etc/password to
> You are talking about logging in via serial console, right?
> I may be completely on the wrong track here, but you may need to add
> ttyAM0 to /etc/securetty to be able to log in as root.
wonder if it'd be worthwhile to have shadow's login whine if you give correct
user/pass for root but securetty is blocking you ...
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