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Re: suddenly only root can login



This is everything from /etc/shells:

# /etc/shells: valid login shells
/bin/ash
/bin/bash
/bin/csh
/bin/sh
/usr/bin/es
/usr/bin/ksh
/bin/ksh
/usr/bin/rc
/usr/bin/tcsh
/bin/tcsh
/usr/bin/zsh
/bin/sash
/bin/zsh
/usr/bin/esh
/bin/dash
/usr/bin/screen





--- Jacob Bresciani <jbresc@ece.ualberta.ca> wrote:
> what's listed in /etc/shells
> 
> -------
> 
> Jacob Bresciani
> Systems Analyst
> Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering
> University of Alberta
> Bus: (780) 492-7368
> Fax: (780) 492-1811
> jacob.bresciani@ualberta.ca
> 
> On 12-May-04, at 12:59 PM, Richard Weil wrote:
> 
> > I'm running sarge on a fairly reliable machine.
> Today,
> > 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
> impossible
> > to su to one of the users. Also, none of the users
> who
> > access the system via samba can logon either.
> >
> >> From root, if I try to su I get "No shell", which
> is
> > not the case. This shows up in the auth.log
> >
> > May 12 14:51:36 augusta sshd[4235]: (pam_unix)
> session
> > opened for user rcw by (uid=0)
> >
> > May 12 14:51:36 augusta sshd[4235]: fatal:
> > login_get_lastlog: Cannot find account for uid
> 1000
> >
> > I checked and /etc/passwd looks fine.
> >
> > I'm totally stumped.
> >
> > The machine was running 2.6.3, but I upgraded to
> 2.6.5
> > in case it was some odd sort of kernel problem --
> no
> > dice.
> >
> > I did update to the latest testing yesterday
> > afternoon; I don't remember what was updated, but
> it
> > looked harmless. The problem manifested itself
> this
> > morning.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Richard
> >
> >
> > 	
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