Bug 1602 - mgetty fails with null modem
Summary: mgetty fails with null modem
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mgetty
Version: 6.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Cristian Gafton
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 1999-03-18 16:47 UTC by David Lawrence
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-03-23 19:27:02 UTC


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Description Derek Tattersall 1999-03-18 16:47:45 UTC
Using mgetty -r and minicom, mgetty does not print
/etc/issue to the minicom screen.

Comment 1 Preston Brown 1999-03-23 19:27:59 UTC
Do you get the issue file after you press enter a number of times?
Are you sure the connection is established?  The man page / info page
states that the issue file will not be printed until mgetty is sure
that the connection is established when '-r' is used, so I suspect
that this is the intended behaviour.  Please read the info page, and
if your experience is different than described, reopen the bug with
more information.


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