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Old 01-21-2009, 01:18 AM   #1
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how to kill CTRL + ALT + F1

Hi keen buddies!,

Currently I am using RHEL4.

when I press Ctrl + Alt + F1.

it hangs.... and give login:[[^A[[^A
how to kill this tty0/vc0 to tty6/vc6 or mingetty...

I've tried ps -e | grep tty* vn*

and there is a key listed...
when I kill the key...still there...
Old 01-21-2009, 01:59 AM   #2
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I think if you comment out the corresponding line in /etc/inittab, that console will not be created. In mine, this is the line:
c1:1235:respawn:/sbin/agetty 38400 tty1 linux


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