Login / Su / Passwd Issues

Kristoffer Ericson kristoffer_e1@hotmail.com
Wed Apr 26 17:51:00 GMT 2006


Greetings,

I just noticed that I lack the file /lib/libnss_compat* ... which is noted 
in nsswitch.conf as handler or passwd, users..

Not sure why my glibc build didnt build that, any easy way to check?

Best wishes
Kristoffer


>From: Steven Newbury <s_j_newbury@yahoo.co.uk>
>To: kristoffer_e1@hotmail.com, crossgcc@sources.redhat.com
>Subject: Re: Login / Su / Passwd Issues
>Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2006 18:44:51 +0100 (BST)
>
>It does sound like an NSS issue. Have you set up your nsswitch.conf?
>
>--- crossgcc-owner@sourceware.org <kristoffer_e1@hotmail.com> wrote:
> > Greetings,
> >
> > This isnt a crosstool specific question, but I thought that you might be 
>the
> > people to ask.
> > I've started doing a port of slackware to the jornada sh3, mostly just 
>for
> > fun. I've compiled all needed programs for booting a linux system, but 
>im
> > having one major issue.
> >
> > I cannot login (doesnt accept any password, and editing /etc/passwd 
>doesnt
> > make any difference).
> > If i startup the machine using init=/bin/bash i have access to the 
>system
> > and can do everything aside from su, login, passwd and chown. When i try 
>to
> > chown a file to root:root it just gives me "cannot find user". Su just 
>gives
> > me "sorry". Passwd returns, cannot see your UID (when doing id, it 
>returns
> > uid=0, gid=0 which should be same as root).
> >
> > I've found a thread where a missing libnss* gave give similiar issues, 
>now
> > my question is this. As it seems that its unlikely that the problem lies 
>in
> > the login program itself or /etc/passwd. Where should I start to look?
> >
> > From what i've heard slackware doesnt use pam, could this influence
> > anything?..
> > Are there any specific glibc parameters i should consider?
> >
> > Best wishes
> > Kristoffer
> >
> >
> >
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>
>Steve
>
>
>
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