(hostname) login:

Joe Ciccone jciccone at gmail.com
Fri Feb 2 11:46:19 PST 2007


Barius Drubeck wrote:
> 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.
>
>
>   
Another possibility is that /etc/login.defs is missing or mis-configured.




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