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Bug 502

Summary: /etc/securetty missing `console'
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: rth
Component: setuptoolAssignee: David Lawrence <dkl>
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG QA Contact:
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Version: 5.2   
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OS: Linux   
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Last Closed: 1998-12-17 21:20:12 UTC Type: ---
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Description rth 1998-12-17 01:21:36 UTC
2.1.something added a real console device, c 5 1.
Using that, root can't log in until securetty is updated.

Comment 1 David Lawrence 1998-12-17 21:20:59 UTC
This bug should be reported to the Red Hat Rawhide release bug
tracking system. This section is for stable release Red Hat only.

Comment 2 Aleksey Nogin 1998-12-18 01:32:59 UTC
According to, RH 5.2 is
supposed to be kernel 2.2 ready, isn't it? Does not that mean that all
incompatibilities between new 2.1.x kernels and RH 5.2 should be
considered RH 5.2 bugs?