Subject: Re: Another changer, another changer problem
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Curt Sampson <email@example.com>
Date: 10/08/1998 13:31:07
On Thu, 8 Oct 1998, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> Didn't I say something about a "hard" line somewhere?
So? What I said still applies; I don't want my console going to
just any terminal; I want it going only to physically secured
> Clearly trying to point /dev/console at a PTY would be pointless
> regardless of how intelligent your PROM is.
Why? ISTR some systems do this. You can do a shutdown from a telenet
connection, and that connection will remain open and be your console.
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