init: getty repeating too quickly on port /dev/ttyv8,
sleeping 30 secs
mexas at bristol.ac.uk
Wed Jan 5 19:18:06 UTC 2011
On Wed, Jan 05, 2011 at 06:54:58PM +0000, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> On 05/01/2011 12:12, Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> > I'd still like to start xdm automatically on reboot.
> > If I can't do it via /etc/ttys,
> > what would be the alternative way?
> Well, you'ld have to start it as a daemon using some sort of rc.d file.
> There doesn't seem to be one supplied with the x11/xdm port, so I guess
> you'll have to write your own. Shouldn't be too difficult -- just copy
> and mutate some other relatively simple daemon's rc script.
yes, I thought so.
> I think you'll need to put in some work on the Xdm config files, as it
> defaults to trying to manage a local display. Remember too that running
> X in plaintext over a network is roughly on a par, security wise, as
> running such deprecated services as rsh or rlogin.
yes, I know.
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