Cannot exec /bin/login: No such file or directory
If the system boots correctly but hangs at the login prompt after you enter
multiuser mode, try other multiscreens or serial terminals.
If you cannot get a response from any tty, the
/bin/login file may be missing. The /bin/login file
program. This command is run at the beginning of each terminal
session to allow users access to the system.
To restore /bin/login:
Power-cycle the machine and press <Enter> at the
When prompted, enter the root password to go into single-user mode.
Use the Backup Manager as described in
``Restoring files from a scheduled filesystem backup''
to restore the /bin/login file from
your root filesystem backup. You can also restore the file from the
command line by inserting the first volume of your last full backup
of the root filesystem into the tape drive and entering:
cpio -idv -I /dev/rct0 bin/login
The default tape device is linked to /dev/rct0. If you
are using a different device (such as /dev/rctmini),
substitute it for /dev/rct0.
Cannot open /etc/inittab
Cannot load floating point emulator
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SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 -- 11 February 2003