Subject: Re: bin/28972: passwd: Couldn't generate salt: Invalid argument
To: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Stefan_Kr=FCger?= <>
From: Martti Kuparinen <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 01/16/2005 09:15:33
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On Sat, 15 Jan 2005, Stefan Krüger wrote:

> could you pls show us your /etc/passwd.conf? thanks :-)

I'm having the same problems:

ROOT n100:/usr/src/etc> diff passwd.conf /etc
ROOT n100:/usr/src/etc> passwd install
Changing local password for install.
New password:
Retype new password:
passwd: Couldn't generate salt: Invalid argument
passwd: /etc/master.passwd: unchanged
ROOT n100:/usr/src/etc> uname -srm
NetBSD 2.99.14 i386