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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by acidstudioz, Apr 3, 2007.

  1. acidstudioz

    acidstudioz Active Member

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    Did a scan on my server and got this at the end that i never got before and wondering if it was just the putty procees when i was logged in ?


    info:
    Checking `chkutmp'... The tty of the following user process(es) were not found
    in /var/run/utmp !
    ! RUID PID TTY CMD
    ! root 4579 tty2 /sbin/mingetty tty2
    ! root 4592 tty3 /sbin/mingetty tty3
    ! root 4619 tty6 /sbin/mingetty tty6
     
  2. celliott

    celliott Well-Known Member

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    That's fine mate, nothing to worrey about :)
     
  3. david510

    david510 Well-Known Member

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    No need to worry. This process is related to the consoles.

    During boot process of a server, /etc/inittab script forks a /sbin/mingetty process for each virtual console (login prompts) allocated to the runlevel.
     
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