Boot messages getting cleared
On Sun, 15 Apr 2012 18:48:21 +0200, Thilo Six wrote:
> since the upgrade to wheezy i have a problem with the messages that are
> shown during boot. Currently during boot messages are shown as usual on
> vt1 but then at some point late in the boot process these messages are
> cleared and then only the login prompt is shown on vt1 just like on vt2.
> I would like to have these messages on vt1 still as privously.
IIRC, this came indeed from "utils-linux" package, it was mentioned some
time ago in this same mailing list but I can't recall what was needed to
do to restore the old behaviour.
It was getty (or agtetty?) which by default now clears the screen, but
there must be an option that does the opposite. "man getty" tells about
the "--noclear" parameter so I think it has to be placed in "/etc/
1:2345:respawn:/sbin/getty --noclear 38400 tty1
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