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Month: August 2019

Just had a reason to reboot one of my machines remotely.

From: Gene Heskett <gheskett@...>
Date: Thu, 8 Aug 2019 03:32:14 -0400

And I had just had it update everything, 162 of the 165 packages being 
from TDE.

From here, all indications of an extended to 20 minutes e2fsck or 
something. No response to a ping, no response to an attempted ssh -Y 
alias login.  So I slip on a t-shirt and stumble out to the machine at 
3AM, to be greeted by its own login greeter. So I logged in, all normal.

And now that I'm logged in there, everything else is also working 

So its own login has been moved up early so nothing in the way of 
services is running until after the local login.

This. to be blunt, is a disaster for the way I have normally worked to 
maintain these machines for over a decade.

Can this be unfixed? Its a right pain in the ass to be locked out of a 
machine because the local login hasn't been done.
Cheers, Gene Heskett
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