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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:
> 
> 	Ctrl-Alt-F1 
> 	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.

Luck,

Dwarf
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