login prompt/addendum

Ira Mendell ibm at bestweb.net
Tue Mar 12 04:17:07 PST 2002


Thank you for the advice I will look into this.
               Ira

Jeroen Coumans wrote:

> On Tuesday 12 March 2002 02:58, Ira Mendell wrote:
> > We were wondering is it possible that there was a problem when I
> > installed either the bootscripts and or bash and I didn't notice. Is
> > it advisable to recompile one or the other or both.  If so do you
> > recommend doing so as chroot or within the new system. My son says
> > that I would also have to recompile the kernel afterwards.  Is he
> > correct.
>
> I think there's just an incompatibility with RH's login files and LFS.
> Maybe they source a file which sets the hostname. If this file isn't
> available on LFS, you'd get that error. It's better (more LFS ;) to
> create your own login files. Check man bash and the
> configuration-howto, these contain all the info you should need. You
> can use the RH login files as templates, but it really helps if you
> understand what's in them in order to use them.
> Anyway, there's no need to recompile bash or the kernel in any event.
> Hope this helps enough to get you going,
>
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> Jeroen Coumans
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