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Re: Strange error from vipw

In article <>,
Paul Goyette  <> wrote:
>I'm trying to add a user to my systems, and having a little bit of a 
>Four out of five systems went fine, but the last one is reporting an 
>       vipw: pwd_mkdb exited with static 1
>       re-edit the password file? [y]:
>But it's not very clear what "static 1" means, nor is there any clue to 
>help me fix the problem.

I just fixed the error message. pwd_mkdb logs to syslog when invoked
from vipw, check there.


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