From: Adil Mujeeb, Noida <adilm@hc...> - 2004-11-30 04:11:51
Is it possible to make the root password empty with passwd command?? i have
tried but it gives error on empty password
Thanks and Best Regards,
From: Blaisorblade [mailto:blaisorblade_spam@...]
Sent: Monday, November 29, 2004 11:39 PM
Cc: Adil Mujeeb, Noida; user-mode-linux-devel@...
Subject: Re: [uml-user] /etc/shadow problem
On Monday 29 November 2004 16:45, Adil Mujeeb, Noida wrote:
> im trying to change the user password to empty. On normal linux u can do
> by making the password field empty in /etc/shadow file. But when im trying
> to do on UML, it doesnt update and give message login incorrect. How to
> make it empty??
Depends on the root_fs distro - the "passwd" command should always work,
except on the toms root fs - it rewrites /etc/passwd on each shutdown (I
don't remember exactly where).
Paolo Giarrusso, aka Blaisorblade
Linux registered user n. 292729
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