Trouble with passwd

Trouble with passwd

Post by Nicholas Kett » Mon, 15 Mar 1999 04:00:00

   I've had Linux installed for over a year now (June 97 release) on my
7200. When I first installed I had only the root and another user set. Now
I want to add another user and password. I've added the user with no
problems but when I type:

passwd 'username'

I get:

Enter an empty password to quit

with that last line in reversed type (the way man commands/messages look).
Attempting to type a password gives strange results. For instance if my
password contains the letter 'h' I get what looks like a man help page.
   Anyone have any ideas what's going on?
   Thanks very much,
Nicholas Ketter
Sr. Engineer
Crosstown Audio, Inc.
Atlanta, GA.
Sound for Picture in Atlanta?


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