[lfs-support] Unable to login

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Thu Oct 3 13:05:25 PDT 2013

hans kaper wrote:
> I build LFS 7.4 from the book. It boots all-right but I cannot login:
> login: root
> password: xxxxxx
> crypt: Invalid argument
> Trying another user fails too.
> I double checked inittab and the shadow-build, but found no faults.
> The same goes for the kernel-config file.
> What can be the reason of the failing login?

Did you set the password for root?

   -- Bruce

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