Subject: Re: long usernames
To: matthew green <>
From: David Laight <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/19/2003 00:16:34
On Wed, Feb 19, 2003 at 10:20:16AM +1100, matthew green wrote:
> are you saying that if you wait for the password: prompt and type
> fast you get those characters echoed?  (it more sounds like you're
> typing the username/password together as fast as possible, and not
> waiting for getty/login to prompt you.)

Playing with this might lead to the 'orot' prblem of unixware 2/7.
- typing 'root' could be echoed as 'orot', but processed at 'root' :-)


David Laight: