Bug#469821: Choosing to disable root logins does the opposite
On Friday 07 March 2008, Carr, Chris wrote:
> The installer detected both NICs and asked me to choose one as primary.
> It then configured that interface successfully, but did not offer to
> configure the other NIC. It would be nice (as in wishlist) if it offered
> to configure any remaining interfaces.
That would really require major changes to netcfg (the responsible
component). Main problem there is that we don't really have any people
actively working on that.
There is already an open BR with a similar request: #257883.
> At user setup I was offered the opportunity to disable root logins and
> use sudo instead, and I chose to do so. I then created my userID
> (chrisc) and set my password. I then installed the boot loader, finished
> the install successfully and rebooted. On rebooting, user chrisc did not
> exist, and user root could log in with no password!! Oops. Once I logged
> in as root (and set a root password) I confirmed that user chrisc had
> not been created. The sudo package had not been installed either.
I cannot reproduce this. If I select "no" at the question to allow root to
login the system is correctly set up for sudo use with root account
Please send us the syslog (gzipped!) for this install. It should be
available in /var/log/installer.
If that does not provide sufficient information, we'll probably have to ask
you to reproduce the issue with extra debugging during the install.
P.S. Could you please provide the info requested in: