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terminal initialization information
file contains information that is used by various routines to initialize
and control the use of terminal special files.
This information is read with the
There is one line in the
file per special device file.
Fields are separated by tabs and/or spaces.
Fields comprised of more than one word should be enclosed in double quotes
Blank lines and comments may appear anywhere in the file; comments
are delimited by hash marks
Any unspecified fields will default to null.
The first field is the
name of the terminal special file as it is found in
The second field of the file is the command to execute for the line,
which initializes and opens the line, setting the speed, waiting for
a user name and executing the
It can be, however, any desired command, for example
the start up for a window system terminal emulator or some other
daemon process, and can contain multiple words if quoted.
The third field is the type of terminal usually connected to that
TTY line, normally the one found in the
The environment variable
is initialized with the value by either
The remaining fields set flags in the
or specify a window system process that
will maintain for the terminal line.
The following is a list of permitted flags for each TTY:
Additionally, the following flags modify the default behavior of
the terminal line.
Some of these flags may not be supported by a terminal line driver.
The flag fields should not be quoted.
should execute the command given in the second field.
The opposite of on.
is also specified, allows users with a UID of 0 to login on this line.
may be followed by a quoted command string which
starting the command specified by the second field.
Treat the line as if it is locally connected.
Use RTS/CTS hardware flow control, if
Use DTR/DCD flow control if possible.
Ignore hardware carrier on the line.
# root login on console at 1200 baud
console "/usr/libexec/getty std.1200" vt100 on secure
# dialup at 1200 baud, no root logins
ttyd0 "/usr/libexec/getty d1200" dialup on # 555-1234
# Mike's terminal: hp2621
ttyh0 "/usr/libexec/getty std.9600" hp2621-nl on # 457 Evans
# John's terminal: vt100
ttyh1 "/usr/libexec/getty std.9600" vt100 on # 459 Evans
# terminal emulate/window system
ttyv0 "/usr/new/xterm -L :0" vs100 on window="/usr/new/Xvs100 0"
# Network pseudo ttys -- don't enable getty
ttyp0 none network
ttyp1 none network off
file appeared in
Version 6 AT&T UNIX.
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|| August 26 2008