Why logs are getting fulled by "login: FATAL: can't reopen tty: No such file or directory" messages?

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Issue

  • Why logs are getting fulled by "login: FATAL: can't reopen tty: No such file or directory" messages?
  • /var/log/messages file is getting filled by these messages:
login: FATAL: bad tty
login: FATAL: can't reopen tty: No such file or directory
login: FATAL: can't reopen tty: No such file or directory
login: FATAL: can't reopen tty: No such file or directory
login: FATAL: can't reopen tty: No such file or directory
login: FATAL: can't reopen tty: No such file or directory
login: FATAL: can't reopen tty: No such file or directory
login: FATAL: bad tty

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5
  • coreutils

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