Post-LFS Login Issue

Ronald Hummelink maillist at hummelink.xs4all.nl
Sat Nov 1 16:21:27 PST 2003


On Mon, 2003-11-03 at 01:19, Michael Altizer wrote:
> Ronald Hummelink wrote:
> 
> >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.
> >
> >Ronald
> >
> >  
> >
> >>Thanks,
> >>Michael
> >>    
> >>
> Yes, I'm using devfs, what should I change the device names to in inittab?
> On my host system /dev/ttyX points to /dev/vc/X, but the vc devices do 
> not exist in LFS's dev directory (from MAKEDEV).
> Thanks,

Don't use devfs, or read the devfs hint by Tushar. 

> Michael
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