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infinite loop on login

Last post: Tuesday, July 1, 2003 4:22 PM by Support, 1 reply

 
Tuesday, July 1, 2003 9:16 AM - roey

infinite loop on login

 
when I log-on to a sunOP unix system, a script runs and asks me to press 'q' to exit.
when I run the xstart program, at that time it enters to an infinite loop with strange (and infinite) message, and I cannot access the terminal....
please help!

Thanks,
Roey
Tuesday, July 1, 2003 4:22 PM - Support

Re: infinite loop on login

 
The Xstart brings up a read-only window that shows automatic login process. When your shell script has a special command that requires user input, the automatic login may fail.

To fix the problem, choose TELNET protocol in the Xstart and enter the following line into the Command box:

<%MANUAL%>

This will allow you to enter keys during login. After successful login, you should run an xterm explicitly at the prompt such as:

$ xterm &

This manual login is supported from v1.3.9.8 Build 6.

Hope to solve the problem.

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