System Unusable after initial installation.
aredridel at nbtsc.org
Tue Aug 14 01:25:59 CEST 2001
> 1 - Log in as the normal user:
> Things look normal, but no network defined.
> Cannot su to root:
> "su: incorrect password"
> No error listed in any of the /var/log files...
pam_wheel does not log failures, I noticed, and it is enabled per default.
If you either add the user to the wheel group or disable pam_wheel in
/etc/pam.d/su, this will work.
> 3 - Haven't figured out how to go to single user when booting, but by
> using "telinit s" I went to single user to see if I could edit
> anything. Not only did I see the same job control issue, but
> when it placed my vi process into background mode I lost all
> keyboard control, except for CNT/ALT/DEL.
appending "1" to the kernel boot command line should toss you into single
I'm not sure on the other issues, but that's what I know so far.
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