Maybe you can edit your /etc/gettytab

:cb:ce:ck:lc:fd#1000:im=\r\n\Some Text Here \r\n\r\n:sp#1200:\

then you can maybe also use figlet to generate some fancy text to your /etc/issue.

You can also disallow users from accessing uname.

hope this helps.

On Mon, 2003-09-15 at 13:48, Kris Kennaway wrote:
You realise that if someone can log in to the system they can
trivially discover the OS and OS version by querying the kernel?  As a
"security measure" this change has zero benefit.

Yes, uname -a will do the trick. Here is what I wanted. I did not want the version to pop up on the console after boot.

So I added the clear command to the /etc/issue. So, I want the console to look like this after the system is up and booted:


security mumbo jumbo




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