login problem

Jim Gifford lfs at jg555.com
Mon Jan 3 09:58:44 PST 2005


Matthias B. wrote:

>On Thu, 30 Dec 2004 20:30:04 +0800 Fisherss <fishersssss at 126.com> wrote:
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>>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?
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>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.
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>Do you use PAM? If you do, then you probably have it misconfigured.
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>MSB
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He didn't install shadow, so that might be part of the problem.

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