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Old 07-04-2001
Installing Solaris 8

I'm new to Unix, and Installed Solaris 8 (IA) for the first time with the end user software group, I got the login screen at startup. When I re-installed it with the Full Distribution plus OEM support it bypasses the login screen and logs me as superuser (root).
Is this normal? Thanks in advance.

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Old 07-06-2001
Sounds like some kind of autologin front end. This is not 'normal' but a special case where autologin is desirable. That is not how I run my systems. Normal, however is relativeSmilie
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Old 07-07-2001
Login Screen

How would I disable this auto-login and see the Login screen at start up with the full distribution install, because when I install the end-user software group I get the login no problem.
Thanks again.
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Old 07-07-2001
If your OS comes with a CDROM full of documents with search capability, you might try searching for some autologin or auto-login keywords.

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