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Old 08-11-2005, 09:31 PM   #1
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Cant login


I am unable to login to my comp.....I am running on Slackware linux....

I get the following error...and it repeats every 5 mins....
INIT : Id "c1" respawning too fast : disabled for 5 mins
i was able to login normally from the login prompt earlier.....then i tried to autologin.....for that i did the following....

1. created a C file autologin.c
int main()
2. compiled the C program and copied the executable 'autologin' to /usr/local/sbin

3. modified inittab

original line
c1:2345:respawn:/sbin/agetty 38400 tty1 linux
modified line
c1:2345:respawn:/sbin/agetty -n -l /usr/local/sbin/autologin 38400 tty1 linux
I need to start my comp and change do i do this?

pls advice...
Old 08-11-2005, 10:02 PM   #2
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You could try booting in single user mode, which is (I believe) runlevel 1, by appending "1" to the kernel command line in grub/lilo.


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