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After I emerged gnome and rebooted my gentoo box, i can no longer login from the physical terminal (agetty, ctrl-shift f1-f6). It asks me for username, but after I entered ...
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- 07-07-2006 #1
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- Jul 2006
pam won't let me login at agetty [SOLVED]
SSH and gdm works fine. only the agetty won't let me login. someone suggested that it is a problem with pam, but didn't have a clue about how to solve it.
I hope all you security experts can help me. I am new to linux, and have no clue why that happened. thanks!
i must have unmerged pam-login at some point without updating shadow. problem went away after emerge --update shadow and emerge util-linux
Last edited by emanresu; 07-07-2006 at 04:30 AM. Reason: solution found. problem solved