(hostname) login:

Barius Drubeck barius.drubeck at gmail.com
Fri Feb 2 07:58:31 PST 2007


On Monday 29 January 2007 05:49, Marty _ wrote:
> dont suppose anyone knows the general needed commands/utils for a
> successful login?
> i.e. i have '(hostname) login:'
> i type root
> waits 20-30 seconds
> and repeats.
>
> sulogin works inside the bootscripts.
> shadow has been installed. (and running, inside bootscripts to make
> certain) All the drives have been set up, fstab is fine, devices
> load successfully.
>
> Any ideas?

I vaguely remember seeing something similar when experimenting with a 
minimal chroot.  IIRC the problem was that login couldn't locate the 
shell (Bash) but I don't remember the exact mechanism.

Sorry my reply is so vague. HTH.

Barius



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