Re: motd

lk (
Thu, 6 Jul 1995 16:56:32 -0700 (PDT)

this is not in the kernel.. look in your /etc/rc.d/rc.S
other operating systems *DO* do this, case in point, sunos
writes to /etc/motd using /etc/rc.local

On Thu, 6 Jul 1995 wrote:

> Hi,
> This should be an easy one!.
> Does anybody know how to stop the kernel writing a new version of the 'motd' file
> in the /etc directory. It's nice to be able to have a 'permanent' message of the day!.
> At the moment every time the computer is rebooted it re-writes this file. Other U*nx's
> don't do this , why Linux??
> Thanks
> L.Hudson