Subject: Re: (1) getty/login, (2) NFS options
To: None <mouse@Collatz.McRCIM.McGill.EDU>
From: Chuck Cranor <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/17/1994 08:16:52
>(1) I have been unable to get logins working on /dev/ttya.  I turn it
>    on in /etc/ttys, HUP init, and the login prompt shows up fine.
>    Then I type a username and RETURN (which echo correctly), and it
>    says, instead of the Password: prompt I would expect, @8@@@@9w
>    (with no newline after it

I came up on this when I was working on the sun-4/300.   You need to
edit /etc/gettytab and change the line for ttya ("default"?) from 
"ap" to "np".  [changes parity, I am not sure if the zs driver
is doing parity properly, but this will fix it for now]

Chuck Cranor
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