root password

Martin LORANG martin.lorang at
Thu Jul 26 05:21:51 PDT 2001

From: "Markus Mann" <mann at>
To: <lfs-discuss at>
Sent: Wednesday, July 25, 2001 6:57 PM
Subject: Re: root password

> Martin LORANG wrote:
> > 
> > I get the following message :
> > passwd: Cannot determine your user name
> Did you exit and re-enter the chroot environment? If you still have the
> "I have no name!" in your prompt, there ist probably something wrong
> with your glibc.
> Ciao.
> -- 
> Markus Mann                                                      . .
You're right : the prompt "I have no name!" appears
the first time after the creation of /etc/nsswitch.conf
the file is coorect.
What else is wrong ?


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