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Re: Login incorrect or refused on this terminal

On 5/16/09, walt <> wrote:
> Alex Poylisher wrote:
> > After an unclean shutdown and restart, I am getting a 'Login incorrect or
> > refused on this terminal' for all users but root (immediately after a
> username
> > is supplied).
> >
> > Removing and rebuilding pasword databases didn't help.  Any ideas
> > appreciated.
> >
>  Have you tried logging in on any pseudo-terminal other than tty0? I get the
>  same error on tty0 because of the default settings in /etc/ttys, which set
>  tty0 as 'the console'.

I got this error when I removed /dev/console - is it possible that
yours got corrupted?

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