Bug 473986 - autologin fails for user root
autologin fails for user root
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mingetty (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Bernie Innocenti
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Reported: 2008-12-01 13:08 EST by Marc Perkel
Modified: 2008-12-01 13:19 EST (History)
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Description Marc Perkel 2008-12-01 13:08:44 EST
In Fedora 8 the following line in inittab worked:

1:2345:respawn:/sbin/mingetty --autologin root tty1

In Fedora 10 it does not. Please fix this without stating any opinions about why root should not auto login.

Thanks in advance.
Comment 1 Bernie Innocenti 2008-12-01 13:19:13 EST
In F10, init is gone and /etc/inittab is a stub.

Use /etc/event.d/tty[1-7] to tweak mingetty.

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