modify the agetty prompt

Richard Betel emteeoh at
Sun Jan 16 11:04:35 PST 2005

On Sun, 16 Jan 2005 13:40:17 +0100, roger21 <roger21 at> wrote:
> > i was wondering if it is possible to change the aguetty prompt, for now
> > it is: "<my_hostname> login:" i would like to remove the hostname
> > information or modify it
> > i found in the aguetty.c a #define LOGIN " login: " which is
> > interesting, but i can't find information about the hostname message

if you run just "login", you still get the hostname, and login wipes
out the environment, so it doesn't seem like its possible to do what
you want to do with the version of login we have.

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