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Bug#658968: debian-installer: permits install with out configuring root password

Package: debian-installer
Severity: normal
Tags: d-i

Debian installer will allow you to complete an install without ever visiting the configure users section and no warning.  This will result in a system installed with no way to log in except booting with init=/bin/sh

I would suggest that there be a warning, and perhaps have NO password for root under this situation rather than root:*: in shadow -- the warning would be particularly nice, as I had begun an install in a location that has slow access and I can not stay at for an extended period of time and enabled the remote-ssh method to continue.  when I resumed, I thought I had already visited the users section but had not.  I found this out after I rebooted, which resulted in the necessity of scheduling another trip to the location simply to set a root password and allow logins to the system.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 6.0.4
  APT prefers stable-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'stable-updates'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-5-amd64 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C (charmap=ANSI_X3.4-1968)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

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