[arch-general] startup messages gone
cantabile.desu at gmail.com
Tue Sep 27 06:30:44 EDT 2011
On 09/27/2011 10:33 AM, Jorge Almeida 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
Do not clear the screen before prompting for the login name
(the screen is normally cleared).
So try that and let me know if it works (don't remove -i). I'm also
interested in this but I can't reboot atm.
"Jayne is a girl's name." -- River
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