Re: Cron jobs and root account locked on Lenny
On Jul 23, 6:50 pm, Andrei Popescu <andreimpope...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I partially agree with the useless of the feauture, but Debian
> > installer is asking if you want to allow root login or not, so I'm
> Only in expert mode ;)
Uhm... well.... I always find difficult to define what a (Debian)
expert need to know to be called so... Anyway, can you manually
partition disks with raid and lvm stuff when you are not in expert
mode? 'Cause actually it's the only "expert" thing I need to do at
install time :D
> I'm not an expert, but a quick read through passwd(1) says account
> expiry should be set to '1', while your 'passwd -S' shows '-1', just
> like a normal account.
> How about trying to lock it again?
Lock-unlock doesn't work
On Jul 23, 8:10 pm, Sven Joachim <svenj...@gmx.de> wrote:
> A comment in that bug suggests using "usermod --lock root" to lock the
> root account, that does seem to work.
Yep, using usermod instead of passwd seems to work fine!
So, to report a bug or not to? Which mailing list?