[arch-releng] [PATCH] [syslinux-iso] Add automated_script support
ce at vejnar.org
Thu Feb 3 11:45:55 EST 2011
Sorry for the delay.
> - it checks if the kernel has a "script" argument (as given by the
> bootloader - never in the official builds -
You mean this option we are working on won't be usable with the next official
> > Ideally, I think the script would set up auto login as root, and then put
the aif invocation in /root/.bash_profile, or something like that.
> > But it's probably too late to set up auto login as root, because that
needs to be done by modifying /etc/inittab, but init is already running...
> This sound much better, running from /root/.bash_profile. Or just having
> a modified inittab that runs agetty with automatic login.
Well in my opinion, automatic login should be always activated or not at all.
The patch I proposed is designed for automatic install and is working for this
purpose. But if you want to introduce root autologin, and put something in
.bash_profile to autostart a manual or a automatic install, it is a good idea
and not only for the case of an automatic install.
I would really appreciate to be able to use this script option without
modifying the iso. In my opinion, always activated auto-login would be great.
Should I propose patches ?
> I guess we/Charles will just need to try a few approaches and see what works
Yes, sure. No problem.
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