Post-LFS Login Issue

Ronald Hummelink maillist at
Sat Nov 1 16:03:18 PST 2003

On Mon, 2003-11-03 at 01:01, Michael Altizer wrote:
> I read the FAQ and could not find something relating to this, so either 
> I missed it or it is uncommon.
> After installing LFS and rebooting the system, everything seems to go 
> fine until it finishes the init scripts but does not prompt for a login, 
> and instead just hangs until ctrl-alt-del.  I can get a bash shell by 
> passing init=/bin/bash, but I cannot remember how to have the system 
> automatically prompt for a login (was it a service to be started?).
> This is what my rc3.d looks like:
> S10sysklogd  S20network
> And my rcsysinit.d:
> S10swap  S20mountproc  S30checkfs  S40mountfs  S50cleanfs  S60setclock  
> S70loadkeys  S80localnet
> Any help is appreciated.

Are you using devfs ?
if so you need to adjust device names in inittab.


> Thanks,
> Michael
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