login_prompt pre-login massage.

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Sun Dec 7 08:06:04 PST 2003

Please don't top-post.

Hossein <falaki at ce.sharif.ac.ir> writes:

> Thanks guys
> 	I tested creatint /etc/issue but it seems FreeBSD does not support 
> it, but the login_prompt is working. The only problem is that in Linux 
> /etc/issue is displayed only once while login_pormpt is redisplayed after 
> an unsuccesful try.
> 	Does anybody know any other solotiuon?

/etc/issue works for me.  

You need to have the gettytab entry contain the
"if=/etc/issue" capability setting, but FreeBSD 
has done this by default for (at least) several 
releases now.

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