On Sun, Jun 14, 2009 at 9:06 AM, Unga<unga...@yahoo.com> wrote: > > Hi all > > This is FreeBSD 7.2 on i386. > > After a custom compiled from sources installation, root cannot log in but > normal users can log in. > > Here are the messages in /var/log/messages: > Jun 14 00:44:58 xxx login: ROOT LOGIN (root) ON ttyv0 > Jun 14 00:44:58 xxx kernel: pid 757 (login), uid 0: exited on signal 11 > Jun 14 00:45:00 xxx kernel: pid 760 (cron), uid 0: exited on signal 11 (core > dumped) > > Note, cron also fails. > > When try to log in, it checks the password correctly, ie. if I type a wrong > password for root, it says "Incorrect ...", but when type the correct > password, it simply come out and prompts the login prompt. > > It looks like something is missing required for the root to log in. I'm using > bash shell. Any ideas?
I'll make the (probably correct) assumption that you've changed root's default shell to bash. If so, reboot into single-user mode, and change it back. This is one of the best reasons not to screw around with the root account. -- Glen Barber _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"