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Re: root login

To: Tiemo Krueger - mycable GmbH <tk@mycable.de>
Subject: Re: root login
From: David Kesselring <dkesselr@mmc.atmel.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2003 14:51:58 -0400 (EDT)
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
In-reply-to: <3F969106.5000807@mycable.de>
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I am able to login as a user and su to root. I still have not found the
reason for the problem. Well, for now I have something that works.
Thanks for the help.
David

On Wed, 22 Oct 2003, Tiemo Krueger - mycable GmbH wrote:

> Hmm, I remember that we had once a similar problem, but I can't remember
> the reason
> nor the solution. It appeared that we where not able to login as root,
> but user login was possible.
> Logged in as user I was allowed to 'su' to root.
> Perhaps this may be a hint, perhaps not, perhaps Bruno remembers the
> solution???
>
> Tiemo
>
> David Kesselring wrote:
>
> >I apologize for the many recent questions but I have another trivia
> >question for all of you. :-)
> >I have installed the RH7.3 miniport to a harddrive connected to a MIPS
> >Malta board. The kernel the comes with the port (2.4.18) works fine. I
> >then took the cvs code (2.4.22) for mips and built it for malta. The first
> >few builds worked ok (which means I could logon as root). Then I changed
> >something in the build process so that now the kernels which I build won't
> >allow me to logon as root. I've changed /etc/passwd to eliminate the root
> >pw. Does anyone know how a kernel can affect the login like this?
> >Thanks,
> >
> >David Kesselring
> >Atmel MMC
> >dkesselr@mmc.atmel.com
> >919-462-6587
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
>
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David Kesselring
Atmel MMC
dkesselr@mmc.atmel.com
919-462-6587


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