whoami: cannot find username for UID 0

Simone Tuzzato apis at interfree.it
Thu Oct 10 12:30:54 PDT 2002

Alle 20:24, giovedì 10 ottobre 2002, hai scritto:
> Hi all...
> I guess the subject speaks for itself... :-)
> I just finished ch 5 and continued with the installation of the headers and
> glibc-2.3 without problems. I removed /lib/libnss_{files, compat}.so.2 to
> avoid bash segfaults. Only problem is that some programs (sysvinit and
> util-linux) wont 'make install' because 'whoami' wont return the username.
> Does anybody have any suggestions? How exactly does whoami find the
> username? I was thinking that maybe i have a malformed /etc/passwd file but
> i can find nothing wrong with it. Anyway, here it is:
> root::0:0:root:/root:/bin/bash
> bin::1:1:bin::
> sshd::100:100:sshd::
> Thanks in advance....
> John Nielsen

Hi John.

I suppose you should post this type of question to 
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