Re: Can only login as root
on Mon, Dec 30, 2002 at 12:27:18PM +1100, Rob Weir (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 29, 2002 at 02:28:26PM +1100, matt wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have a Woody v3.0 with a 2.4.18 kernel.
> > I can only login as root, if I try to login as anyone else it does not
> > even ask for a password, it juts says 'Login incorrect'.
> > Regardless of which username I enter it always says 'System bootup in
> > progress - please wait'
> > My Samba does not work, nor can I use Swat.
> > There is something wrong with autentication.
> > What can I do to trouble shoot this issue ?
> Whatd does 'ls /etc/nologin*' say? I had this problem once, and it
> turned it out to be because of this. Removing them should fix it...
Moreso: if /etc/nologin exists, non-root users can't log in.
Delete the file.
Karsten M. Self <email@example.com> http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
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