On Wed, Feb 16, 2000 at 08:04:54PM -0500, Rabeeh Khoury wrote:
> I'm running diskless embedded system which mounts root-NFS over a PC
> running RedHat v.6.
> The embedded executes all initab functions but when it gets to login ;
> it displays the contents of the file /etc/issue , runs /bin/login then
> it doesn't log in at all.
What does that mean, what happens exactly? You get back to the login:
prompt or maybe an error message?
> ; the file passwd contains :
> and there is no file /etc/shadow.
> the gid and uid of all the files in the directory are 0 , 0 .
> p.s. if I run the kernel over the embedded with "init=/bin/sh" option it
> runs with no problem even executes some binaries.
> what could be the problem ? if you encountered such a problem please
> email me.
Checkout if /etc/securetty (stupid concept ...) has an entry for the tty
on which you try to login. Afair it's also ok.