View Full Version : [ubuntu] Where do TTY's get launched?

January 31st, 2010, 11:32 AM
I've installed Ubuntu 9.10. 6 TTY's are launched at startup. In previous versions of Ubuntu/LINUX these were controlled from /etc/inittab. In 9.10, I've seen documentation that with the new startup mechanism, these have been moved to /etc/init and that there are ttyX.conf files for each tty.

So far so good, or so I thought.

So how come, if those files are removed, the getty and the TTY's are still launched by the OS upon reboot?

Where are these really configured and started?



February 6th, 2010, 11:54 AM