login problem

Matthias B. matthias at winterdrache.de
Mon Jan 3 01:37:17 PST 2005

On Thu, 30 Dec 2004 20:30:04 +0800 Fisherss <fishersssss at 126.com> wrote:

> when my system has been loged on tty1 and woked for minutes, a problem
> emerged: loging on other ttys spend 2 or more minutes (I input the user
> name and password correctly) maybe the reason is shadow, on LFS5.0 I
> ignored the installation of shadow, there is no the same problem.
> Someone know the solution for this problem?

Check your /etc/nsswitch.conf and make sure it's identical to that listed
in the book. Maybe your machine is somehow trying to resolve user names
via a network service.

Do you use PAM? If you do, then you probably have it misconfigured.


He who SHOUTS is always wrong.

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