After installing Xorg patch 125719-45 or later and then chosing "Command Line Login" on dtlogin screen, the screen was black for a while, then the display got back to dtlogin screen. (Doc ID 1579594.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 27, 2013

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 10 8/11 U10 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When customer was chosing "Command Line Login" on dtlogin screen, the screen was black for a while, then the display got back to dtlogin screen.
Customer couldn't log in to the system by "command line login".
This problem occurred in the following condition:
- setup mirroring /var by Solaris Volume Manager.
- /var is a separate filesystem
- option nologging is set for /var
- applied 125719-46 or later X11 6.8.0: Xorg server patch.

- server is a T3/T4

Changes

customer set the nologging option to /var in /etc/vfstab

 

Cause

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