[BusyBox] shell prompt without login

Steven Scholz steven.scholz at imc-berlin.de
Wed May 26 10:42:17 UTC 2004

Erik Andersen wrote:

> On Wed May 26, 2004 at 01:58:48PM +0530, Kanagesh wrote:
>>I am working with busybox-1.00-pre10 on an ARM board.
>>I don't want a login after boot up, just the shell prompt.  I
>>went through the usage for getty and noticed that it had a
>>'-n' switch, which when given would not prompt the user
>>for a login.
>>However, the login prompt appears with this switch enabled.
>>I did also notice that earlier versions of busybox that I worked
>>with (0.60.5) did not have getty and was picked up from
>>tinylogin.  These versions did not have the -n switch.  Has
>>anyone found the -n switch to getty working fine in
>>I start getty in my inittab file as follows:
>>null::respawn:/sbin/getty -n -L ttySA0 115200 vt100
> Try this:
> ::respawn:/sbin/getty -n -L ttySA0 115200 vt100 -n -l /bin/sh

Anything wrong about just doing

ttySA0::askfirst:-/bin/sh		or




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