Re: XDM not allowing logins
On Wed, 4 Jun 1997, J.P.D. Kooij wrote:
> On Tue, 3 Jun 1997, Jason wrote:
> > I just install Debian 1.3 on a fresh system and set XDM to load on startup
> > like I have done before. But XDM isn't allowing me to logon using root or
> > my normal account. It just tells me that the password is incorrect. Does
> > this have something to do with XDM not knowing about shadow passwords?
> Exactly (sort of.)
> Until this is fixed in xdm, turn off shadow passwords:
> log in as root and type:
> shadowconfig off
> return to x (Ctrl-F7)
> you can log in again
Or you could try running xdm-shadow in stead of xdm.
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