Can't Login

Can't Login

Post by Guy Geen » Fri, 23 May 1997 04:00:00

Russell> 1997 ... localhost login[385]: no shadow password for `russ'
Russell> on `ttyp2'

Russell>         Login denied. Shutdown in progress. Tue May 13
Russell> 12:57:06 PDT 1997 Connection closed by foreign host.

Russell> Now I know there is no shutdown in progress. What could be
Russell> the problem?

If there is a file /etc/nologin, remove it.
If not, there might be leftover /var/run/ file. Try
removing that too.

If the problem returns after a reboot, there is something wrong with
your setup. The problem might be caused by shutdown, login, init, or
one of your rc files.


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