On Tue, 18 May 1999, Houten K.H.C. van (Karel) wrote:
> I have no access to a /25 system. But I was able to boot a 3100 up to
> single user mode. I haven't tried vipw, but you could try to use
> just vi /etc/passwd. Just a thought: does it help to specify the
> TERM environment variable? I know of some termcap libs that fail without.
> If I can reproduce the login problem, maybe I can find out what happens.
With inetd and portmap running and modified rc files, I am able to
login on my /33 (I swapped cpu's) with home compiled login build from
the shadow_980403 sources that Debian 2.1 uses. It gives the error
configuration error - unknown item 'CREATE_HOME' (notify administrator)
but everything else looks o.k., logs get updated.
> I hope to update the root-image in the next weeks. Things that should be
> changed are:
> - New net-tools for 2.2 kernels
> - mount should work on all platforms
> - login should work on all platforms
logging in might be useful ;-)