Re: suddenly only root can login
This is everything from /etc/shells:
# /etc/shells: valid login shells
--- Jacob Bresciani <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> what's listed in /etc/shells
> Jacob Bresciani
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> On 12-May-04, at 12:59 PM, Richard Weil wrote:
> > I'm running sarge on a fairly reliable machine.
> > for some reason, no one but root can log on to the
> > machine. All of the users are still on the system.
> > Once logged into the system as root, it is
> > to su to one of the users. Also, none of the users
> > access the system via samba can logon either.
> >> From root, if I try to su I get "No shell", which
> > not the case. This shows up in the auth.log
> > May 12 14:51:36 augusta sshd: (pam_unix)
> > opened for user rcw by (uid=0)
> > May 12 14:51:36 augusta sshd: fatal:
> > login_get_lastlog: Cannot find account for uid
> > I checked and /etc/passwd looks fine.
> > I'm totally stumped.
> > The machine was running 2.6.3, but I upgraded to
> > in case it was some odd sort of kernel problem --
> > dice.
> > I did update to the latest testing yesterday
> > afternoon; I don't remember what was updated, but
> > looked harmless. The problem manifested itself
> > morning.
> > Thanks,
> > Richard
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