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Old 07-17-2003, 12:28 PM   #1
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login prompt


what file stores the login prompt info in the command line. I am talking about the one that says something like

redhat 8.0 pschye
kernel 2.4

login

I want to change the way it displays. TIA!
 
Old 07-17-2003, 12:47 PM   #2
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that stuff is in the /etc/issue file
 
Old 07-17-2003, 12:55 PM   #3
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THANKS!!! I knew that, but had forgotten
 
Old 07-17-2003, 01:19 PM   #4
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heh to tell ya the truth i knew the question too but forgotten and i went and found the file....its not an everyday thing so it tends to slip you mind ;-)
 
Old 07-19-2003, 03:28 AM   #5
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actually the /etc/issue will only allow you to change the first two lines.
Mandrake 9 (blah blah blah)
blah blah blah
i want to change the actual login prompt. " hostname login:"
it used to be stored in the /etc/gettydefs i believe it is...but that file no longer exists in redhat 8 or mandrake 9. so...does anyone know where it is now?
 
Old 10-14-2003, 11:13 AM   #6
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