Subject: Re: bin/32903: utmp remains empty
To: None <,,>
From: Dave Huang <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 02/24/2006 17:20:02
The following reply was made to PR bin/32903; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: (Dave Huang)
To: Hauke Fath <>
Subject: Re: bin/32903: utmp remains empty
Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2006 11:15:44 -0600

 On Fri, Feb 24, 2006 at 01:16:57PM +0100, Hauke Fath wrote:
 > Am 24.02.2006 um 1:09 Uhr -0600 schrieb Dave Huang:
 > >Sounds like your install is pretty messed up, including your NetBSD 2.x
 > >install. Here's the /etc/group file from NetBSD 2.0; note that it has
 > >a utmp group:
 > Not quite.
 > The ownership of /var/log/{lastlog,wtmp}{,x} changed to GID utmp with 
 > NetBSD 3.
 Perhaps so, but the point is that i18rabbit's system didn't even
 _have_ a utmp group. And the utmp file was group wheel, not wtmp.
 /etc/mtree/special 1.1 from 1994 had utmp gname=utmp; that it was group
 wheel on his system points to a problem.