[lfs-dev] login error after intallng linux-PAM, cracklib and reinstall shadow , need help

William Harrington kb0iic at berzerkula.org
Sun May 12 11:29:15 PDT 2013


On May 12, 2013, at 6:41 AM, purnomo hadi wrote:

> system login:
>  unknown configuration item `FAILLOG_ENAB'
>  unknown configuration item `LASTLOG_ENAB'
>  unknown configuration item `MAIL_CHECK_ENAB'
>  unknown configuration item `OBSCURE_CHECKS_ENAB'
>  unknown configuration item `PORTTIME_CHECKS_ENAB'
>  unknown configuration item `QUOTAS_ENAB'
>  unknown configuration item `MOTD_FILE'
>  unknown configuration item `FTMP_FILE'
>  unknown configuration item `NOLOGINS_FILE'
>  unknown configuration item `ENV_HZ'
>  unknown configuration item `PASS_MIN_LEN'
>  unknown configuration item `SU_WHEEL_ONLY'
>  unknown configuration item `CRACKLIB_DICTPATH'
>  unknown configuration item `PASS_CHANGE_TRIES'
>  unknown configuration item `PASS_ALWAYS_WARN'
>  unknown configuration item `CHFN_AUTH'
>  unknown configuration item `ENVIRON_FILE'
>  PAM _pam_init_handlers: could not open /etc/pam.conf
>  PAM pam_start: failed to initialize handlers
>  Couldn't initialize PAM: Critical error - immediate abort


If you follow the BLFS shadow page after installing linux-pam, those  
get commented.

It's under the heading: Configuring Linux-PAM to Work with Shadow

Read carefully which options you want for shadow and what you should  
be enabling or disabling.

Sincerely,

William Harrington



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