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openvt opens a new vt and runs a command on it. It can be used as a simple
way to start several console logins without having to type your passwd
on each VT in turn.

openvt can be used as a simpler to use replacement for the doshell(8) command.

openvt is similar in functionality to the AIX/RS6000 command open.


To use openvt it must be installed setuid root (type make install; make
setuid) or all the VT device that are not allocated to getty should be
read/write by all, e.g.

chmod a=rw /dev/tty[5678]

Note, new in v1.1 -- is required to separate command/child options. See
the manual page.

Jon.