Problem with default user creation
Sometimes mirrors do get out of sync for various reasons. Up till a
few weeks ago I was using http://mirror.linux.org.au/debian as my
mirror, until it went out of sync for a few days, then I switched to
On 5/11/06, Frederic Lehobey <Frederic.Lehobey@free.fr> wrote:
> On Thu, May 11, 2006 at 08:07:37PM +1000, Andrew Donnellan wrote:
> > On 5/11/06, Frederic Lehobey <Frederic.Lehobey@free.fr> wrote:
> > >On Thu, May 11, 2006 at 05:35:30PM +1000, Andrew Donnellan wrote:
> > >> On 5/10/06, Frederic Lehobey <Frederic.Lehobey@free.fr> wrote:
> > >
> > >> >The error message I get is:
> > >> >`User not known to the underlying authentication module'
> > >> >
> > >> >When looking at the init sequence, I can catch the following lines:
> > >> >
> > >> >Begin: Adding live CD user ...
> > >> >bash: line 2: pwck: command not found
> > >> >Please correct the error and rerun `/sbin/shadowconfig on'
> > >>
> > >> Hasn't happened to me.
> > >
> > >Thanks for the hint. It happens only when I am using my local Debian
> > >mirror that used to work flawlessly so far (and for other sid hosts).
> > >I hope it is not the signal for much bigger trouble. :-( I am
> > >currently checking this mirror.
> > By local do you mean e.g. mirror in your nation/mirror provided by
> > ISP/etc. or do you mean a mirror you set up for your local network?
> I meant the mirror I set up for my local network. It is mirrored from
> ftp.fr.debian.org. But it seems to be the right question! (Thanks
> again for the insightful hints.)
> I have now performed the following tests:
> The problem exists when using:
> * my local mirror (personal network) that seems to be accurately in
> sync with ftp.fr.debian.org
> * directly ftp.fr.debian.org (hence the problem comes from there)
> * directly ftp2.fr.debian.org (a different provider)
> The problem vanishes when using:
> * directly ftp.debian.org
> I will stop there the tests for today (building from outside mirrors
> takes too much time). So either it is a temporary discrepancy between
> the master and its mirrors that may vanish with the next mirror pulse
> (I will check tomorrow) or it is something else in the way primary
> mirrors are made. I have not identified the faulty package though (if
> there is...). :-( (No update to shadow).
> Am I really the only one seeing this on mirrors other than
> Best regards,
> Fr?d?ric Lehobey
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