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Old 04-27-2004, 11:54 AM   #1
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Question Auto Login Root In Level 3


i've got an embeded Linux in a robot witch will play match again other robot in a european robotcup. this is a small redhat insalled with minimal packages and stuffs (no graphcals and so...) this mini computer do not have keyboard screen mouse etc.. only a ITX mainborad (smaller then a ATX) a cpu 256 bm of ram and it's all.

SO when i start my robot the embeded computer start but i have to log as root

How can i do for auto login root in level 3 ?because i can't add keyboard and screen on it.

Please help me, it's urgent !

you can see pictures and videos from the robot on www dot

Thanks a lot in Advance.
Old 04-27-2004, 08:25 PM   #2
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Edit /etc/inittab and change the getty for tty1 like this:
1:2345:respawn:/sbin/agetty -l /bin/bash 9600 tty1

What that does is tells agetty to run /bin/bash instead of /bin/login. It doesn't work with getty or mingetty so you may need to install agetty if you don't have that program.


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