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Re: [SLE] Clearinc console at log off
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2002 23:35:32 +0200
  • Message-id: <200209112335.32631.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 11 September 2002 20.25, Dylan wrote:
> Hi
>
> When using console 2 to 6, the screen clears when I log out and the login
> prompt appears at the top. On console 1, however, the screen contents from
> the session remains (surely this could be a security issue?)
>
> So, what setting / config file do I need to attack to get the clear-screan
> function on console 1?

edit /etc/inittab. Look for the line

1:2345:respawn:/sbin/mingetty --noclear tty1

Remove the --noclear, save and do "kill -HUP 1"

The next time you log out of your console 1 session, the screen will be
cleared.

regards
Anders

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