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Re: Get only 1 tty after switching to 6.0 BETA 2

On Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 11:12 AM, Mayuresh <> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 04, 2012 at 10:48:47AM -0400, Julio Merino wrote:
>> Unpacking etc.tgz by mistake overrode the settings in /etc/ttys.
>> You'll have to re-enable your ttys in that file.
> Thanks. By setting /etc/ttys I got terminals back, though I can't login on
> terminal 1 now.
> My ttys looks like this now. I did not get much information on constty. So
> kept it off. What can get back ability to login to terminal 1 now?
> console "/usr/libexec/getty Pc"     vt100   on secure
> ttyE0   "/usr/libexec/getty Pc"     vt220   on secure

ttyE0 is the actual "physical" first terminal, whereas console is an
"indirection" to ttyE0 (if you booted off with a serial console, for
example, console would point to the serial port instead of ttyE0).
You have enabled getty on both devices, so you get two getty instances
and the input gets confused.  You need to disable one or the other.

Julio Merino / @jmmv

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