Ordinary users cannot change their passwords on the our Slackware 2.0.1
system. All of the packages in the a and n series were installed,
including, if i remember, the agetty package.
We lost the root password, and had to use the rescue disk to get in,
but these errors leave me bewildered. Should we reinstall ?
Enter old password:
Enter new password:
Re-type new password:
Can't open /etc/ptmp, can't update password
Script started on Wed Oct 12 12:25:19 1994
uid=405(gelinas) gid=1(bin) groups=1(bin),100(users)
vimy:~$ uname -a
Linux vimy 1.0.9 #3 Tue Sep 13 04:45:23 CDT 1994 i486
Can't find username in password file?!
Script done on Wed Oct 12 12:25:45 1994
Colle`ge Militaire Royal de Saint-Jean,
Que'bec, Canada, J0J 1R0.