Login trouble

Rob Park rbpark at ualberta.ca
Tue Sep 24 17:29:34 PDT 2002


On Tuesday 24 September 2002 10:46 am, Mihail Popa wrote:
> If I issue "chroot /mnt/linux passwd" I get "Cannot find login name: No
> such file or directory". Are there any other files passwd needs aside
> /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow?

/etc/group? /etc/login.defs? Beats me.

> Another weird thing: if I set my passwd as
>
> root::0:0:root:/root:/bin/bash
>
> and I boot the system, I am still requested a password for root.. Why?

Because your root password is "".

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