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Re: beeping login



Hi all,

Dave, thanks.  Now, I can stop growling!  I mean, we must have tried to
edit the thing six times yesterday, and every time we'd be back to square
one.  sheesh!

Ann P.
At 12:17 PM 2/8/99 -0500, Dave Mielke wrote:
>On Mon, 8 Feb 1999, Jim Danley wrote:
>>There is a possible gotcha, however.  Not all Linux systems are created
>>equal.  Some recreate the /etc/issue file each time you reboot.  If the
>>"beeping login" disappears the next time that you reboot, then you will
>>need to track down the start-up script responsible for creating your
>>/etc/issue file and modify it to automatically append the control-g
>>each time.
>
>On RedHat systems, which, by default, do rewrite /etc/issue on each boot,
this
>script is /etc/rc.d/rc.local. That's actually all that this script does, so
>another approach is to remove all but its first line, and then /etc/issue
will
>persist.
>
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