Subject: Re: Latest 1.5D Xfree 4.2.0 Snapshot bootlap1.fs br0ken
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Sean Finney <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/09/2002 17:32:02
On Tue, Apr 09, 2002 at 10:15:13PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 08, 2002 at 08:48:11PM -0700, Bruno Saverio Delbono wrote:
> > I guess this is not bootlap but a installboot issue. I should really
> > start writing more useful subjects!...
> > 
> > Anyway, I successfully installed the latest 1.5ZD snapshot with an
> > older boot floppy.
> > 
> > Issue #2) I cannot login via the console (ttyE0) as root. Somehow the
> > first time, even typing in the username(in this case root) is not
> > echo'd to the screen. After that, I am able to see the username when I
> > type the username but I cannot login.
> > 
> > This works from a different console (anthing >ttyE0)
> Maybe both /dev/console and /dev/ttyE0 are enabled in /dev/ttys ?

I'd been having a similar problem with a 1.5ZA for a while with the
first tty being generally mucked up.  I'd been meaning to get around
to asking about that but I don't really log into that machine too much
so it's not exactly on the top of my list of things to do :)  anyway,
I disabled /dev/console and kept ttyE0 enabled and it works just fine.