Subject: Re: Dial in/out support - sharing a device with getty
To: Paul Ripke <>
From: Giles Lean <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/12/1998 23:06:50
On Thu, 12 Feb 1998 18:03:30 +1100  Paul Ripke wrote:

> To do this I have been editting /etc/ttys to set on/off the
> particular tty, then sigHUPing init. Is there an easier way
> of doing this? Allowing an outbound (ppp, lpr, cu...)
> connection on a device running a getty? I've tried it once,
> and it wasn't a pretty sight.

I've used mgetty fairly happily.  There may be other solutions; for
serial stuff I stick with anything that works.