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Problem with default user creation


On Thu, May 11, 2006 at 05:35:30PM +1000, Andrew Donnellan wrote:
> On 5/10/06, Frederic Lehobey <Frederic.Lehobey@free.fr> wrote:

> >The error message I get is:
> >`User not known to the underlying authentication module'
> >
> >When looking at the init sequence, I can catch the following lines:
> >
> >Begin: Adding live CD user ...
> >bash: line 2: pwck: command not found
> >Please correct the error and rerun `/sbin/shadowconfig on'
> Hasn't happened to me.

Thanks for the hint.  It happens only when I am using my local Debian
mirror that used to work flawlessly so far (and for other sid hosts).
I hope it is not the signal for much bigger trouble.  :-(  I am
currently checking this mirror.

login and passwd latest sid packages have correct md5sums though.

> >I have read /usr/share/initramfs-tools/scripts/casper-bottom/10adduser
> >(that produce the `Begin: Adding live CD user ...') and
> >/usr/lib/user-setup/user-setup-apply (pwck IS in the live/chroot) but
> >I am failing to understand what triggers this error.  Any idea?
> Exactly where is pwck?

Probably not relevant any more, though:
# chroot live/chroot/
# which pwck

Best regards,
Fr?d?ric Lehobey

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