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Re: 1.3 installation report.

> Hi,
> > 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 
do is:

  shadowconfig off
  shadowconfig on

and all should be well.

Cheers, Phil.

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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