Bug 1602 - mgetty fails with null modem
mgetty fails with null modem
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mgetty (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Cristian Gafton
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Reported: 1999-03-18 11:47 EST by David Lawrence
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-03-23 14:27:02 EST
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Description Derek Tattersall 1999-03-18 11:47:45 EST
Using mgetty -r and minicom, mgetty does not print
/etc/issue to the minicom screen.
Comment 1 Preston Brown 1999-03-23 14:27:59 EST
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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