Thomas T. Veldhouse
veldy at veldy.net
Mon Jun 26 08:05:28 PDT 2000
Yes - you need to follow the instructions in the shadow passwords package.
It worked fine for me.
veldy at veldy.net
----- Original Message -----
From: Dean Feldpausch <dean at feldpausch.net>
To: <lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Monday, June 26, 2000 8:15 AM
Subject: Re: login problem
> Chris Krough wrote:
> > Ok, so I've got 2.3.5 completely installed. The only problem I left in
> > system was the "locale" problems when compiling perl 5.6.0.
> > Here's my problem: When I reboot into the LFS system I get to the login
> > prompt, when I login I get nothing, no errors, no prompt, nothing. If I
> > "CTRL-C" it bumps me back tp the login prompt. So as far as I can tell I
> > logging in OK but there is no shell. If I chroot to the LFS system from
> > old system I can run /sbin/sulogin and /bin/login with no problems so
> > shadowing is working. I have checked and rechecked my inittab but can't
> > to find the problem. Root uses /bin/bash as it's shell, and /bin/bash
> > Any ideas?
> Just a couple of ideas, that might cause a stumble.
> 1.) Check inittab again.
> 2.) Make sure paths are set correctly. Some distro's put full paths in
> 3.) Check compliation of Sysvinit and bash.
> 4.) Make sure that config files are not dos text. In vi do a :se
> fileformat=unix then :wq!
> 5.) Check the format of /etc/passwd
> 6.) Check nsswitch.conf. Make sure it points to files.
> > I am running linux-2.2.99-pre9. (which kicks ass cause it supports my
> > AND SB LIVE!!)
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