/etc/motd login message

What script is responsible for displaying the /etc/motd file?  I am logging in using SSH, and I have slackware 11.0.  I have looked inside /etc/profile and also /etc/profile.d/* but I don't see where it is called from.
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To ensure the motd is displayed when logging in via ssh, you need to edit /etc/ssh/sshd_config and ensure you have:

PrintMotd yes


Don't forget to restart sshd after making any configuration changes.
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The file(s) that directly handle the MOTD display are /etc/profile and files within the /etc/profile.d directory
(csh and tcsh shells use /etc/csh.login)

For example:

The files within /etc/profile.d/ that handle the default MOD quotes are
bsd-games-login-fortune.csh and bsd-games-login-fortune.sh

bsd-games-login-fortune.csh is for csh and tcsh shells
bsd-games-login-fortune.sh is for bash etc
Sorry, forgot to mention.

If you wanted to disable the display of the motd for every login regardless of how they are logging in,

comment out bsd-games-login-fortune.csh and/or bsd-games-login-fortune.sh

Each file is about 3 lines, so to disable comment out each line (add a # in front of each)
bryanlloydharrisAuthor Commented:
I'm sorry not to have closed this.  I ended up using the .hushlogin file to suppress the message.
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