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getty - manual page for getty 1.31.1

getty [OPTIONS] BAUD_RATE[,BAUD_RATE]... TTY [TERMTYPE]

BusyBox v1.31.1 (2020-04-30 13:38:01 EDT) multi-call binary.

Open TTY, prompt for login name, then invoke /bin/login

-h
Enable hardware RTS/CTS flow control
-L
Set CLOCAL (ignore Carrier Detect state)
-m
Get baud rate from modem's CONNECT status message
-n
Don't prompt for login name
-w
Wait for CR or LF before sending /etc/issue
-i
Don't display /etc/issue
-f ISSUE_FILE
Display ISSUE_FILE instead of /etc/issue
-l LOGIN
Invoke LOGIN instead of /bin/login
-t SEC
Terminate after SEC if no login name is read
-I INITSTR
Send INITSTR before anything else
-H HOST
Log HOST into the utmp file as the hostname

BAUD_RATE of 0 leaves it unchanged

April 2020 Fidelix 1.0