Re: motd

Randy Chapman (
Thu, 6 Jul 1995 13:37:33 -0700 (PDT)

This has nothing to do with the kernel. Try looking through your boot
scripts in /etc/rc.d/ .. and write to the author(s) or whoever made your
distribution (Slackware, right?)


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