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Bug 56273 - shadow doesn't enable root login on serial console
Summary: shadow doesn't enable root login on serial console
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: New packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: PPC64 All
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: ppc64 architecture team
Depends on:
Reported: 2004-07-06 13:48 UTC by Gustavo Zacarias (RETIRED)
Modified: 2004-07-13 20:21 UTC (History)
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Runtime testing required: ---

Proposed patch (shadow-ppc64.patch,466 bytes, patch)
2004-07-06 13:49 UTC, Gustavo Zacarias (RETIRED)
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Description Gustavo Zacarias (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2004-07-06 13:48:45 UTC
The shadow ebuild creates/modifies /etc/securetty, which by default doesn't include ttyS0 / tts/0 for ppc64.
This would simplify the install procedure for ppc64 systems.
Comment 1 Gustavo Zacarias (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2004-07-06 13:49:23 UTC
Created attachment 34883 [details, diff]
Proposed patch

Proposed patch to fix it.
Comment 2 Tom Gall (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2004-07-12 19:49:38 UTC
thanks Gustavoz!
Comment 3 Tom Gall (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2004-07-12 19:50:00 UTC
stick a fork in it