Re: HELP Please ! Can't login .
I suspect that you've the 26 series of libpam modules (known as broken).
Upgrade your libpam* packages (or downgrade if old version are present in
On Wed, 27 Jun 2001 13:07:57 OSU wrote:
> I am using kernel 2.4.5 with unstable, and was playing around installing
> new software . But in the process I logged off to take a break and was
> able to log
> back in . I can not login as root or myself . Even before I am able to
> the password I get the error " loging incorrect" . I am able to login as
> root ( with the
> correct passwd ) if I boot in single user mode. However in this case I
> not "su" to any other user or even root . "su" gives the error " su:
> Modules is unknown " . Based on what i found on the web I tried the
> following but none worked :
> 1) ran ldconfig
> 2) ran update-modules
> 3) Mercylessly deleted all pam related packages except those in "required
> base" which I reinstalled .
> 4) Tried "adduser" but it failed with "passwd" giving the same error
> "Module is unknown"
> How can I reverse these changes and/or find what package is causing the
> problem ?
> thanking you
> b thomas
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