Subject: Re: strange behaviour (mabye cauesed by I did not RTFM)
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Christos Zoulas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/14/2005 16:50:14
In article <434FD8AA.email@example.com>,
Roine Thunberg <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>I'm new to current-builds and I experienced an anoying behaviour.
>I've build current yesterday from sources.
> "NetBSD bsdhora.home 3.99.9 NetBSD 3.99.9 (GENERIC) #0: Thu Oct 13
>19:02:55 CEST 2005
>Almost everything went on smoothly as I expected, until I rebooted with
>the new userland. Authification error due to "pam" could not be started.
>Now was the question how to login. I couldn't login as user nor root in
>console. However, I could login via ssh as user (?). Could not "su"
>I got help from http://www.netbsd.org/guide/en/chap-pam.html though.
>I found out with some help that /etc/pam.d was empty (even after a
>"/etc/postinstall"). Had to boot up in single-user mode, edit some
>nessecary files to put in /etc/pam.d and suddenly it worked.
>I didn't see any post of this behaviour in "src/BUILDING". If I had, I
>could have edit the nessecay files before rebooting after "./build.sh -U
>...or was there error in my source when building which made this
>"error". Seems running fine now and it has a nice version number. What
>would be the next ? =)
I think that this is caused because postinstall moved from /etc to /usr/sbin
and you were running the old postinstall. We should really find a way to fix