[arch-general] startup messages gone
celticmadman at gmail.com
Tue Sep 27 03:39:33 EDT 2011
On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 00:33, Jorge Almeida <jjalmeida at gmail.com> wrote:
> There has been some recent change somewhere in the startup process
> that makes startup messages disappear once the process is completed
> and the login prompt appears. I had (and have) in /etc/initttab:
> c1:2345:respawn:/sbin/agetty -i -8 38400 tty1 linux
> I added the "-i" to prevent clearing the terminal, and it worked. Not
> any more. Not even with Shift+PageUp. Anyone knows what changed?
> Jorge Almeida
There's a special character at the beginning of /etc/issue that clears
the screen. Try removing that.
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