w with devfs

Guillermo Pereyra Irujo gpirujo at mdq.com
Tue Oct 9 17:26:24 PDT 2001


> > My change was in /etc/inittab, from:
> >
> > c2:12345:respawn:/sbin/agetty /dev/vc/2 38400 linux
> >
> > to:
> >
> > c2:12345:respawn:/sbin/agetty vc/2 38400 linux
> >
> > I deduce that the field size in memory for the TTY field is the same
> > as on screen, and in the first case the tty of a user couldn't be
> > guessed by w and now it can. It wasn't devfs's fault, but w's.
>
> 1:2345:respawn:/sbin/agetty /dev/vc/1 9600
>
> Hate to burst your bubble, but the above is in my inittab and it works
> for me.

I don't know then. :)

-- 
Guillermo Pereyra Irujo
Mar del Plata, Argentina

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