ANNOUNCE: Custom 64bit FreeBSD 8.1-RELEASE with XFCE packages released

Antonio Olivares olivares14031 at
Sun Aug 8 20:05:56 UTC 2010

On 8/8/10, Polytropon <freebsd at> wrote:
> On Sun, 8 Aug 2010 13:10:01 -0500, Antonio Olivares
> <olivares14031 at> wrote:
>> Update:
>> I modified the top line to contain :
>>  ttyv0 "/usr/libexec/getty Pc"   cons25  on  secure
>> and
>> at the very end added one with
>>  ttyv0 "/usr/libexec/getty autologin"   cons25  on  secure
>> and sadlyI get
>> Aug 8 12:07:58 grullahighschool init:  getty repeating too quickly on
>> port /dev/ttyv0, sleeping 30 secs
>> Then I get login prompt :(  again.  What could be going wrong ?
> You have TWO definitions for ttyv0 now, you only need ONE.
> 	ttyv0 "/usr/libexec/getty autologin"   cons25  on  secure
> is the line you want. Just comment out the other one. And make
> sure the xdm line is set to "off".
> --


Thank you for your patience and your help.  I deleted the last line
instead of commenting it out and changed autologin to test, and voila,
it worked.   The suggestions for the hostname also worked beautifully

The following changes made it work:


ttyv0 "/usr/libexec/getty test"   cons25  on  secure
and removed the other line that had the same execpt for test/autologin(had Pc)



changed that word autologin to test and it made the difference.

I cannot thank you enough for helping me with this issue.  You made
the difference between a *frustrated FreeBSD* to a *Happy and enjoying
FreeBSD" user :)

Now, I have more than one machine running FreeBSD successfully and
with different desktops.  Polytropon, thanks a million for your help.



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