Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 131463
/sbin/mingetty clears the screen before login by default
Last modified: 2014-03-16 22:47:48 EDT
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Description of problem:
There have been several situations where I have seen error messages
scroll by while booting and mingetty's clearing of the screen has
clobbered my scrollback.
mharris suggests the "--noclear" argument to /sbin/mingetty in
/etc/inittab, as in:
1:2345:respawn:/sbin/mingetty tty1 --noclear
2:2345:respawn:/sbin/mingetty tty2 --noclear
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 1144 ***
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.