Problem getting login on tty1-tty6.

Stef Bon stef at
Tue Nov 24 10:29:40 GMT 2009

Stef Bon wrote:
> I'm thinking, the event runlevel is not ended, but the system is still 
> "in" runlevel as before. So, this runlevel does not stop or change it's 
> value,
> or it's stopped. (again my question: the runlevel is a state the system 
> is in, not a job right?)
> The starting of the ttyX.conf files wait for the runlevel to stop, which 
> will not happen. They should wait for the rc.conf to stop.
> Is this right thinking?
> Stef

Yes, I get a console now. I've changed the tty1.conf file like this:

start on stopped rc


exec /sbin/agetty tty1 9600

and indeed after the rc is finished (read: the starting of the scripts 
in runlevel 3 is finished) there is a login at tty1.


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