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I have a situation where I need xm console <domID> to drop into a specific user in a CentOS PV VM, say UserB. UserA was the first user created in the VM, and whenever I xm console <domID> I get UserA. I tried deleting UserA but then get the following when I connect:

User not known to the underlying authentication module

How can I change the user which xm console <domID> connects to?

Looking online, most of the serial console tweaks for CentOS are in grub. I'm using the kernel line in the config and therefore am not using grub.

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I think you must have an autologin set in /etc/inittab

Can you post it here?

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Good call, I didn't think of inittab. Here's the line: co:2345:respawn:/sbin/agetty -n -l /usr/local/sbin/autologin xvc0 9600 vt100-nav I assume I can drop the autologin and have it yield a login prompt? –  BigChief Jul 11 '11 at 11:17
    
Yep, that did it. Thanks! –  BigChief Jul 11 '11 at 11:33

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