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(List some getty implementations and how I fixed the "staircase effect")
 
(Dunno what made me think agetty -c fixed the problem; Fgetty sure works though :D)
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[[Agetty]]. Part of {{Package Official|util-linux}} package.
 
[[Agetty]]. Part of {{Package Official|util-linux}} package.
  
By default Agetty modifies the TTY settings while waiting for a login so that newlines are not translated to CR–LFs. This tends to cause a "staircase effect" for messages printed to the console (printed by programs started by [[Init]] for instance). This behaviour can be avoided by using the "-c" option.
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Agetty modifies the TTY settings while waiting for a login so that newlines are not translated to CR–LFs. This tends to cause a "staircase effect" for messages printed to the console (printed by programs started by [[Init]] for instance).
  
 
== Fgetty ==
 
== Fgetty ==
  
[[Fgetty]]. Package: {{Package Official|fgetty}}. Derived from Mingetty.
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[[Fgetty]]. Package: {{Package Official|fgetty}}. Derived from Mingetty. Does not cause the "staircase effect".
  
 
== Others ==
 
== Others ==

Revision as of 13:38, 17 May 2011

Generally started from /etc/inittab to allow login on a terminal.

Agetty

Agetty. Part of Template:Package Official package.

Agetty modifies the TTY settings while waiting for a login so that newlines are not translated to CR–LFs. This tends to cause a "staircase effect" for messages printed to the console (printed by programs started by Init for instance).

Fgetty

Fgetty. Package: Template:Package Official. Derived from Mingetty. Does not cause the "staircase effect".

Others

See also