Loginprompt shows up before booting is finished in Ubuntu Feisty server

Ante Karamatić ivoks at grad.hr
Tue Jun 5 05:11:45 UTC 2007


Alex Mauer wrote:

> Yes, but the login prompt is close to useless when processes are still
> spewing output as you try to login, or if you can't tell that the login
> prompt is up since it's already scrolled off the screen.

*Far* away from useless, but ok, I get your point.

> The solutions (IMO) to this are: have service output on only one tty
> (e.g. tty1), and have the login prompt on that tty delayed until all
> services are started.  Meanwhile, have login prompts on the other ttys
> (tty1-tty6) ASAP, and do not print service output to them if they are
> the active tty.

Yes, something like that could be a solution.




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