/bin/login question

Richard A Downing FBCS geek109 at hotmail.com
Thu Nov 20 22:30:59 PST 2003


On Fri, 21 Nov 2003 10:51:29 +0545 (NPT)
<linux at nplinux.org> wrote:

> hello all:
> 
> From which file in at the boot time the /bin/login file is
> executes???
> 
> i want to bypass it

It's used by /sbin/agetty which is run against a tty by
/sbin/init as directed by /etc/inittab.

Read man login, man agetty, and man init.

This document is also good:

http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/From-PowerUp-To-Bash-Prompt-HOWTO.html

But.... Why do you want to bypass login?

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Cheers, Richard

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