Problem with default user creation
On 5/11/06, Frederic Lehobey <Frederic.Lehobey@free.fr> wrote:
> 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.
By local do you mean e.g. mirror in your nation/mirror provided by
ISP/etc. or do you mean a mirror you set up for your local network?
> 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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