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Bug#928299: installation-reports: network-console doesnt set password hash, ssh not possible

On Thu, May 02, 2019 at 08:00:52AM +0200, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
> Marc Haber <mh+debian-packages@zugschlus.de> (2019-05-01):
> > at least today's daily installer snapshot has a totally broken
> > network-console. It asks for a password and confirmation and then
> > prompts to continue isntallation with ssh installer@<IP-Address>.
> > 
> > However, no password hash is written to /etc/shadow, hence login into
> > the installer is not possible. After changing to a different virtual
> > console of the installing system and putting a valid password hash into
> > /etc/shadow allowed installation to continue.
> Any chance you'd know when it last worked for you on sid or buster?

Years ago. I seldomly use the installer myself, I was just investigating
a report sent by a user to debian-user-german. I have asked the original


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