[Buildroot] Can't get inetd/busybox-telnetd to work

Grant Edwards grant.b.edwards at gmail.com
Thu May 6 19:36:19 UTC 2010

On 2010-05-06, Grant Edwards <grant.b.edwards at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've been trying to get inetd and busybox's telnetd to work, but I'm
> stumped.
> Here's my inetd.conf file:
> telnet stream  tcp  nowait root /usr/sbin/telnetd  /usr/sbin/telnetd
> When I telnet to my board, this is what happens:
>   $ telnet 
>   Trying
>   Connected to
>   Escape character is '^]'.
>   buildroot login: root
>   Login incorrect
> I can't figure out why the login is "incorrect".  The root user
> doesn't have a password.


I forgot to disable support for /etc/securetty (and pts/N wasn't in

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