[lfs-support] passwd lfs

Roger Koehler roger.koehler at gmail.com
Sun Sep 8 19:40:00 PDT 2013

On 9/8/13, Roger Koehler <roger.koehler at gmail.com> wrote:
> Now that I can mount ext4, I've created the $LFS/tools directory and a
> root link to it and I've created the lfs user, but now I'm getting an
> error when I try to create a passwd for lfs:
> root [ / ]# passwd lfs
> passwd: Module is unknown
> passwd: password unchanged
> I can login to lfs without a passwd, and I suppose I could continue
> with the build without a passwd. But I obviously have a disfunctional
> system. I'll try reinstalling shadow.

I had to reinstall without pam.  Not sure what was wrong with my
configuration. But I can create an lfs passwd now.

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