login prompt

Bill Maltby LFS Related lfsbill at wlmlx1.wlmcs.com
Mon Mar 11 10:51:59 PST 2002


Ira,

If you would like to examine the screen junk that went by
too fast, there are logs in /var/log/*.log once you get
logged in.

Also, "dmesg >/tmp/dmesg.out" or equiv will dump the message
buffer to a file. "dmesg|more" will let you read it on screen.

Bill Maltby
billm at wlmcs.com


On Mon, 11 Mar 2002, Ira Mendell wrote:

> When I login and type hostname I get (none)
>   I've been able to see the following items during the scrolling of the start
> up;
>       /etc.rc.d/rcsysinitid/S88 localnet:LINUX: command not found
>      setting hostname to none
>     /etc.rc.d/rc3.d/S2/network:LINUX command not found
>     grep: /etc/sysconfig/network-devices/ifconfig.*:no such file or directory
> 
> then it shows:
> (none)login:
> 
> after I login if I type hostname I get (none)
> if I type hostname <abcd>  it uses this as the hostname but loses it after
> reboot.
> 
>                                        Thanks
>                                             Ira
> 
> Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> 
> > On Mon, Mar 11, 2002 at 08:23:56AM -0500, Ira Mendell wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >    When I first boot lfs it says        (none) login:
> > >    As an experiment I copied from my Redhat 7.2 dist the
> > > '/.bash_profile', '/.bashrc'  and etc/bashrc and etc/hosts
> > >   Now after I login as root I get the following:
> > > [(root)@(none) root]#
> > >    Where it says ' none ' its supposed to have the host name but it
> > > doesn't show. Any thoughts. It works fine on the Redhat dist.
> > >
> > >  I tried to add a non root user which worked but it didn't create a home
> > > directory for the user. I know I can manually create one but I thought
> > > this is done by the system.
> > >  Also is there a way to slow the listing when lfs is booting up I think
> > > I see references to missing  file maybe I missed some configuration
> > > steps originally.
> >
> > Login and run "hostname" what is it's output?
> >
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