[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Bug#907910: debian-installer: Not possible to reset root password

On Tue, Sep 04, 2018 at 12:48:48AM +0200, Tuxicoman wrote:
> Package: debian-installer
> Severity: normal
> Dear Maintainer,
> I tested Debian testing installer the 4 september 2018
> At one step, the installer asks for setting the root password.
> I pressed Enter, without entering any password, and the installer went to the
> next step (creating user accounts)
> I tried to fix this by restarting at a previous step (network configuration)
> but the root password step doesn't show anymore. It jumps to user account
> creation step directly after network configuration.
> Bugs are :
> - maybe empty root password should not be allowed
> - the root password setting step should be replayable

If the root password is unset/blank, root is disabled and the first
user is added to sudoers.  Perhaps this should be made explicit in the


Attachment: signature.asc
Description: PGP signature

Reply to: