Re: 1.3 installation report.
> > 2. I installed shadowing as it suggested - started installing packages
> > merrily. I also installed and configured NIS - however, I cannot log in
> > any in my personal account - though I can finger anyone without trouble. I
> > deinstalled shadow by doing a shadowconfig off and that still didn't fix
> > the problem. I'm not sure what to put this down to, any suggestions? (I
> > can log in as root via ssh fine).
> I have got a similiar problem but have not yet got the time to look at
> it closely. I can log in at the text console but but at the xdm login
> screen. I don't have NIS installed but shadowed passwords.
Presumably, you installed xdm after installing shadow. shadowconfig edits
/etc/init.d/xdm to switch between using xdm and xdm-shadow, so all you need to
and all should be well.
P.S. I have a feeling the NIS problem appears under 2.0.30 kernels and
downgrading to 2.0.29 should fix it --- don't know why though.
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