unknown user root?

Billy O'Connor billyoc at gnuyork.org
Tue Feb 17 18:18:25 PST 2004

Billy O'Connor <billyoc at gnuyork.org> writes:

> "Kevin P. Fleming" <kpfleming at linuxfromscratch.org> writes:
>> Billy O'Connor wrote:
>>> Anyone ever see this?
>>> #whoami
>>> root
>>> #passwd root
>>> passwd: unknown user root
>>> Just something I saw someone having a problem with.  ml archives
>>> don't show anything.
>> The obvious answer would be that they don't have root listed in
>> /etc/passwd, or whatever they are using for a system userlist.
> Nah, he cat'd /etc/passwd, root was there, and no pam in user
> either.  Just puzzling to me, thought I'd ask.

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