[NCLUG] Dumb terminal auto start

Mike Loseke mike at verinet.com
Fri Sep 20 09:25:47 MDT 2002

Thus spake Chris Funk:
> Hi all,
> I have setup a linux mp3 server at home.  I have several dumb terms
> througout the house hooked up to the linux box which is hooked up to the
> stereo.  Terminals work fine, get a login prompt etc.  Can play/select music
> using mp3blaster.  Is there a way to have mp3blaster(console based mp3
> player) come up automatically on the terminals without having to login.
> I have tried this in inittab, but doesn't work.
> mp:345:respawn:/usr/local/bin/mp3blaster /dev/ttyS0

 Did you try the same line with it only being on one terminal? That app
might not like sharing ttyS0 with other instances of itself.

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