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Bug 3346 - /sbin/mingetty always prints hostname
Summary: /sbin/mingetty always prints hostname
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mingetty
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Cristian Gafton
QA Contact:
Depends On:
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Reported: 1999-06-08 20:39 UTC by ryanm
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-07-28 06:44:18 UTC

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Description ryanm 1999-06-08 20:39:04 UTC
It would be nice to have a --nohostname option (or a
customizaton syntax for a /etc/mingettydefs file) so that
the hostname is not automatically placed next to the
"login:" prompt.  It just seems to me one of those things
that should be configurable.  I'm thinking of the ability to
"profile" the OS running on a system because of the
inability to remove the hostname.

Keep up the great work!

Comment 1 Jay Turner 1999-06-29 14:26:59 UTC
This recommendation has been forwarded to a developer for further

Comment 2 Cristian Gafton 1999-07-28 06:44:59 UTC
forwarded the request to the maintainer of the mingetty.

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