Subject: Re: Login banner change?
To: Michael K. Sanders <>
From: Kevin M. Lahey <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/11/1999 22:39:45
In message <>"Michael K. Sanders" writes
>In message <>, Jon Lindgren 
>>> > > Is is possible [using the stock login and telnetd] to change the login
>>> > > banner that the user sees (before logging in)?
>>> 	Nope, we don't seem to have support for doing that. It's
>>> actually telnetd and getty that would need to be tweaked to do
>>> this... it shouldn't be hard, and there are plenty of capabilites free
>>> in gettytab that could be used. I'd use "if", for "initial file", to
>>> go along with "im" for "initial message".
>You didn't say what version of NetBSD you're running, but I recall
>this being added to -current in the recent past. 

Nah, there was a set of patches put out and (I think) a PR.
I mentioned that I'd put it into the tree, but I haven't yet.