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Re: Making the keyboard work

On Mon, 2009-02-23 at 10:58 -0500, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> It's wrong to change the console entries.  There should not be a getty
> on /dev/console by default anyway, on ports without a separate 'console'
> driver -- getty should be configured on all the usual suspects for
> underlying console device.

Are you saying that the existing tty for all ports is then wrong being
configured for vt100?

> So, on i386, for example, getty should be configured on tty00 with terminal
> type 'unknown', and ttyE0 with terminal type 'wsvt25'.

I'm only touching entries that match vt100 or vt220, which would be
console, constty and ttyE*

> If you don't do that, there's also no way to allow root to log in with a
> password but require password entry to go single-user from boot.

How can I test this?



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